Administrative Leave or Constructive Dismissal? Supreme Court of Canada Examines

Administrative Leave or Constructive Dismissal? Supreme Court of Canada Examines

On March 6th, the Supreme Court of Canada held that an Executive Director of the New Brunswick Legal Aid Services Commission (the Commission) indefinitely suspended with pay had in fact been constructively dismissed, and was entitled to damages equivalent to his salary for the remaining term of his employment contract, (approximately 33 months), namely an amount of $485,100.