Is “Bridging” An Employee to Retirement a Relevant Factor in Assessing Reasonable Notice? Court of Appeal Weighs In

Is “Bridging” An Employee to Retirement a Relevant Factor in Assessing Reasonable Notice? Court of Appeal Weighs In

The Ontario Court of Appeal recently released its decision in Matthew Arnone v. Best Theratronics Ltd. (Arnone), finding that in the case of the dismissal of a long service employee, it was not appropriate to take into account the period of time required to “bridge” the employee from his termination date to the date he became entitled to an unreduced pension on retirement.