Longer commute doesn’t sit well with employee

Employee refused to report to new location after old office closed
|Canadian Employment Law Today|Last Updated: 01/06/2016

This instalment of You Make the Call features an employee who didn’t like the changes in his job after his employer was purchased by another company.

Mark Hicks worked as a supervisor for a business called Fruit Farms in Brantford, Ont. Fruit Farms went out of business in 2008 and another company, Flash Freight Systems, purchased its assets and hired Hicks as Brantford Operations Supervisor effective Sept. 1. The offer of employment it provided to Hicks stated he would “continue to be responsible for the ongoing daily operations at the Brantford location, as well as providing daily direction for administrative personnel working at the Brantford facility.