Fired public service exec awarded nearly $1.4 million

Employer made up reasons for termination to make advisor a scapegoat: Board
By Jeffrey R. Smith
|Canadian Employment Law Today|Last Updated: 08/25/2010

A former executive with Public Works Canada has been awarded almost $1.4 million after an arbitration board found he was fired to avoid a scandal and not because of the department’s stated reason there was no work for him.