Best Buy employee isn’t best salesperson

Store could fire employee after failed improvement plans, but poor performance in itself wasn’t sufficient cause
By Jeffrey R. Smith
|Canadian Employment Law Today|Last Updated: 04/21/2010

When a salesperson fails to meet sales expectations, the employer is likely to do something about it. Terminating a salesperson for underperforming is the course of action a British Columbia Best Buy took, but the store discovered it wasn’t as simple as simply cutting ties.