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Unjust Dismissal

What Does Unjust Dismissal Mean?

The term “unjust dismissal” refers to the unfair or improper firing of workers in federally supervised industries. This includes workers who are involved in banking, communications, the postal service, aviation, television broadcast networks, trucking, transportation, and more. Regardless of union status, the Canada Labour Code permits unjust dismissal claims from workers who have been in subordinate or non-supervisory positions for at least one consecutive year.

When considering the right amount of severance to offer a federally regulated employee, there are a number of things an employer must take into account, including age, seniority, salary, and more. If any employer fails to make these and other necessary considerations and does not offer a terminated employee an appropriate amount of severance, it may become necessary for such employees to take legal action and demand sufficient compensation from their employers.

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Connect with a member of our team at JEWELL RADIMISIS JORGE LL.P. right away if you feel you have lost your job for reasons that are unfair or improper or if your employer has not offered you an appropriately sized layoff package.

We know you work hard to make a living, and we are prepared to step in when an employer’s unlawful behavior threatens your ability to work and receive the compensation to which you are legally entitled. Our Toronto employment law lawyers have handled many cases similar to yours and are able to provide you with the savvy counsel, tough representation, and peace of mind you need to get through this challenging time.

Don’t wait and don’t make any decisions without consulting a member of our team. You can reach us by calling (416) 917-2597 or by sending us an email.

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