e2r Alert

Constructive Dismissal

Date Delivered: June 26th, 2019

Topic: Constructive Dismissal

  • Why should employers be concerned about changing an employee’s terms of employment without consent?
  • What changes can trigger a ‘constructive dismissal’ claim?
  • How can employers reduce the likelihood of a ‘constructive dismissal’ claim?
  • What further guidance can be gleaned from current cases?

Balancing an employer’s right to manage its business and an employee’s protection against significant alterations to fundamental terms of employment without consent can be tricky for an employer to navigate. We explore the topic of constructive dismissal by identifying what types of changes may trigger a constructive dismissal claim and what employers can do to reduce or eliminate the financial exposure associated with such claims.

A copy of the presentation and recording can be found on your member portal.

If you have any questions, please contact our Continuing Education Coordinator at 416-867-1546 or via email at [email protected].