Family squabble turns ugly

A perfect case for Wallace damages
|Canadian Employment Law Today

An Alberta oil patch worker was awarded 26 months’ notice — including four months’ additional notice for the way the termination was handled — after a court ruled he had been constructively dismissed.

Justice M.A. Binder of the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench said the way Norman Miller was treated was “exactly the kind of situation” the Supreme Court of Canada had in mind when it made its landmark 1997 ruling in

Wallace v. United Grain Growers