Employee Dismissal: A Morality Tale (Galea v. Wal-Mart Canada)

by Wendy Woloshyn
Erin Brandt By Erin Brandt. Last month, an Ontario Court ordered Wal-Mart Canada to pay a dismissed executive $750,000 in punitive and moral damages. As this award was one of the highest of its kind in Canada, we thought the case was worth special mention. What type of conduct by an employer could have led to such significant liability? Let’s find out: Background First, a ...Read the full article