Fired employee’s challenge of contract provisions fails

Employment agreement met legislative minimums; employee just had a case of regret, says court
By Jeffrey R. Smith
|Canadian Employment Law Today|Last Updated: 04/15/2015

A Nova Scotia court has dismissed a fired employee’s claim that his employment contract was void because of a non-compliant severance provision and an inaccurate job description.

Antoine Moarbes, 35, was hired in August 2010 by Heka Electronics, a provider of instrumentation for biomedical and industrial research clients in Mahone Bay, N.S., to be an electronics hardware design engineer.