Just cause is not a lost cause; employees can be summarily dismissed where the circumstances warrant such a result. However, employers that act hastily, without proper investigation and consideration, expose themselves to substantial liability. Our courts have made it quite clear that when considering dismissal, an employer must consider not only the incident or misconduct in question, but all relevant factors. In some cases, two employees that are guilty of the same offence will receive different levels of punishment.
Rudner MacDonald LLP has the expertise to properly advise employers throughout the process so they can understand how the law applies to the situation they face, what their obligations are, and the options available to them. After all, Stuart Rudner wrote the book on the subject: You’re Fired! Just Cause for Dismissal in Canada.
Rudner MacDonald provides employers with expert counsel at all stages in order to ensure that all aspects of the decision are well-considered, and applied.