Play nice or pay the punitive price: When an employer haunts an employeeCourts have shown little patience for employers that don’t treat employees properly during termination. But they have even less patience for employers that act vindictively after the termination. The Bank of Nova Scotia was ordered to pay one of its former branch managers $25,000 in punitive damages on top of 30 months’ pay in lieu of notice by an Ontario court03/01/2006|Canadian Employment Law Today Courts have shown little patience for employers that don’t treat employees properly during termination. Since the Supreme Court’s landmark Wallace decision in 1997, courts have been punishing rogue employers for bad-faith in the manner a termination is handled. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.