Ontario court reduces cost award against terminated employee because it was 'close call'
Claims for wrongful dismissal may have become even more expensive and risky for employers thanks to a recent Ontario Superior Court of Justice decision, Goruk v. Greater Barrie Chamber of Commerce. Despite the former employee losing at trial and the court finding that there was just cause to terminate, the court nevertheless reduced the cost award against the employee by $35,000 (about 22 per cent) because her wrongful dismissal claim was “reasonable.”
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