No just cause if allegations aren’t investigated

Employer warned employee but didn't look into allegations of trying to move customers to competitor
|Canadian Employment Law Today|Last Updated: 11/12/2014

A British Columbia employer must pay reasonable notice to a dependent contractor it terminated for suspected attempts to transfer customers to a competitor that it didn’t properly investigate, the B.C. Supreme Court has ruled.

Mohammed Khan was a courier truck driver for Ace Courier, a freight and parcel transporting company based in Burnaby, B.C. Ace Courier is a division of Calgary-based All-Can Express.