Ontario Court Awards Discretionary Bonus to Terminated Employee As Integral Part of Compensation

We have previously written about a 2020 Supreme Court of Canada decision in which the Court decided that a constructively dismissed employee was entitled to a $1.1 million bonus under his employer’s incentive plan. In a more recent Ontario decision, the court held that an employee was entitled to a bonus following termination, despite the […]

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Supreme Court of Canada Awards Constructively Dismissed Employee $1.1 Million Bonus

Last week, we wrote about a case in which the court found that a termination clause failed to consider bonus entitlements. Last fall, the Supreme Court of Canada issued a decision that centred on a similar issue, in which it had to decide whether a constructively dismissed employee was entitled to a $1.1 million bonus under the […]

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Ont Court of Appeal Clarifies Position on Bonuses After Termination

In Paquette v. TeraGo Networks Inc., the Ontario Court of Appeal recently offered clarification on the issue of bonuses/bonus payments during a reasonable notice period following termination. The Facts At the time of his dismissal, Trevor Paquette had worked for TeraGo Networks Inc. in Alberta for approximately 14 years.  He was 49 years old, and […]

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