Dismissal For Cause in Canada - 5 Things You Must Know

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Dismissal For Cause in Canada 5 Things You Must Know

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Not legal adviceSpecific questions:Contact a lawyer or paralegalReferral Service Law Society

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Just Cause Dismissal

Employee MisconductContextual approachCapital Punishment of Employment Law

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1.Rights when Dismissed for CauseNo termination rightsNo severanceNo reasonable noticeNo employment insurance

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2.Single Incident

Could be sufficientExample: violence at work

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3.Cumulative Infractions

Could be sufficientEx: Ongoing absenteeism

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4.Progressive Discipline

May not be requiredPrior warningsWorkplace Policies

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5.Just Cause Examples

Stealing/embezzling moneyViolenceHarassmentDisobediencediscrimination

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5.No Just Cause Examples

Performance issuesNot meeting targetsMinor infractions

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