Archive for October 2012

Employment Termination: The risks employers take by treating employees unfairly

The recent jury decision in Higginson v. Babine Forest Products Ltd. is one that should cause employers to sit up and take notice, as it demonstrates the risks that an employer assumes when they choose to treat an employee unfairly and unreasonably. In the Higginson case, an employee, Larry Higginson, had been employed by Babine Forest Products Ltd. (“Babine”) for about 34 years, at which point he was “let go” from his employment.  The employer alleged that there was… Keep reading »