What is ‘actively employed’?

Ontario’s Court of Appeal looks at language in bonus plans
By Sarah Dobson
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 09/23/2016

By Sarah Dobson

The wording of employment contracts continues to pose challenges for employers. Just ask one Ontario firm that was told to pay almost $60,000 in damages.

The Court of Appeal for Ontario case involved Trevor Paquette, who had worked for TeraGo Networks from 2000 until 2014 when his employment was terminated without cause. As both sides were unable to agree on a severance package, Paquette sued for wrongful dismissal.