The central issue was the enforceability of the termination clause in Mr. Egan's employment contract. Mr. Egan, the plaintiff, had not filed a cross-application, but both parties had agreed that the matter was suitable for summary trial.
In the case of Lynch v. Avaya Canada Corporation dated October 23, 2023, the appellant, Avaya Canada Corporation, had terminated the employment of the respondent, John Lynch, a professional engineer, in March 2021 due to a company restructuring after his longstanding service since May 1982. Lynch had sued for wrongful dismissal when they couldn't reach a settlement.
In the case of Chalmers v. Airways Transit Service Ltd. and Badder Capital Group Ltd dated October 11, 2023, the defendant Airways Transit Service Limited, owned by Badder Capital Group Limited, had faced legal action from the plaintiff, Michael Chalmers. Airways Transit, an airport shuttle service in the Greater Toronto Region, had laid off its employees, including Chalmers, in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mario Ghafari applied for judicial review of a decision by the Federal Public Service Labour Relations and Employment Board (Board) from September 12, 2022. This decision dismissed his complaint alleging abuse of authority in an internal job appointment process.