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May 15, 2018

In recent news (and in relation to a post from March 2016), Stephanie Katelnikoff, a female conductor from Calgary, was fired from her job with Canadian Pacific Railway (“CP Rail”) after she posted “racy” photographs of herself via personal social media sites, including Facebook and Instagram. By wa...

March 23, 2016

While we are a society that values our freedom of expression, employees should be aware that the misuse of social media can lead to discipline or even termination for cause by the employer.


In Kim v. International Triathlon Union, 2014 BCSC 2151, the British Columba Supreme Court had the opportunity...

February 2, 2016

Employees have an obligation to avoid doing anything that is prejudicial (or is likely to be prejudicial) to the interests or reputation of his or her employer. Consequently, the activities of an employee that fall outside the scope of employment may constitute cause for dismissal in rare cases.



October 27, 2015

Many employers have the impression that when an employee is fired without cause, despite the existence of just cause, there is no turning back from their initial position once the employee starts a wrongful dismissal claim.


On the contrary, the law says that if there is pre-existing cause to justify...

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