Typical Types of Cases We Act On
Represented a long term employee, Director, of a publicly traded company and negotiated an enhanced severance package.
Represented a long term employee, Vice President, of a financial institution in Canada and negotiated an enhanced severance package.
Successfully negotiated a favourable settlement on behalf of a Manager who claimed constructive dismissal and mental distress damages due to the abusive and bullying behaviour of his supervisor.
Successfully negotiated a favourable human rights settlement on behalf of an employee who had been discriminated against by her employer. The employee had been diagnosed with a serious medical condition and was terminated shortly thereafter.
Successfully negotiated a favourable settlement on behalf of an ex-employee against her employer, a publicly traded Company, for general damages on account of being sexually assaulted by her supervisor.
Successfully negotiated a favourable severance package on behalf of a short term employee who quit her job and claimed constructive dismissal due to sexual and racial harassment and the Company’s failure to properly address the complaint.
Successfully negotiated an enhanced severance package where the employee had already executed a Full and Final Release. Negotiated better terms by successfully demonstrating the Full and Final Release was unenforceable.
Successfully defended a Company at Trial against a wrongful dismissal action by establishing just cause. As well, facts were discovered post-termination which supported after-acquired cause and the pleadings were amended to include this. The Court found the Company had just cause on the basis of both the facts relied upon at the time of termination as well as on the basis of the facts discovered post termination “after acquired cause”.
Successfully defended a Company at Trial against a claim for wrongful dismissal. The Company’s defence was that the individual had “voluntarily quit” which the Court agreed with.