A wrongful dismissal in Canadian common law is a termination of employment without cause and without providing appropriate notice. Wrongful dismissal may also be claimed where an employee feels that they have no option but to resign due to unreasonable employment changes imposed by their employer.
Employees who are successful in proving wrongful dismissal are entitled to monetary compensation. In Canadian employment law, reinstatement is not generally an option.
The scope of wrongful dismissal can very depending on the individual contract of employment or the jurisdiction where employment took place. There are a number of options available to an employee who feels that they have been wrongfully dismissed. It is important to have experienced legal representation to ensure that your rights are protected.
Donnell Law Group is made up of an extensive team of experienced lawyers, research assistants, law clerks, resource staff and technical consultants. We have the expertise needed to protect your interests whether you are initiating a case or need to defend yourself from allegations.
Call us now for professional and confidential counsel. We will provide you with an objective appraisal of your situation that will allow you to make informed decisions.