Employer’s conduct careless but not bad faith: Court

Appeal court strikes down Wallace award, finding mistake-prone post-dismissal conduct wasn’t high-handed
By Jeffrey R. Smith
|Canadian Employment Law Today|Last Updated: 01/14/2009

An Ontario worker who suffered stress from his former employer’s mishandling of his termination is not entitled to Wallace damages because there was no bad faith behind it, the Ontario Court of Appeal has ruled.