Retirement plan did not alter exec’s right to dividends

Employer offered salary protection, three options
|Canadian Employment Law Today

Although employment law often overlaps with company law, you should be aware that many employment lawyers are not fully conversant with provincial and federal legislation regulating corporations.

For example, lawyers sometimes forget that employees may claim oppression under corporation statutes as an alternative to wrongful dismissal. As well, corporations law can affect perquisites, such as stock options and dividends.

A recent example arises in