Tag archives: Unjust Dismissal

Federally regulated employers can now terminate without just cause

The recent Federal Court of Appeal decision in Wilson v Atomic Energy of Canada Limited addressed the long-standing question of whether federally regulated employers under the Canada Labour Code can terminate employees without just cause. Judge Stratas at the Federal Court of Appeal found that federally regulated employers may dismiss employees without cause upon reasonable notice … Continue reading

Without Cause Dismissals Permitted Under the Canada Labour Code

This post was contributed by Jonquille Pak, Associate, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP (Toronto) In the recent case of Wilson v. Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd. (“AECL”) 2013 FC 733, the Federal Court confirmed that companies subject to the Canada Labour Code (the “Code”) are permitted to dismiss non-union employees without just cause. The decision … Continue reading