Federally regulated employers can dismiss without cause: Court

Decision overturns almost 40 years of arbitral law
By Jennifer Brown
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 02/20/2015

A Federal Court of Appeal decision eight months in the making is being called a monumental decision that overturns almost 40 years of arbitral law.


In Wilson v. Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd., the Federal Court of Appeal held that federally regulated employers may dismiss employees without cause.