Employer Unsuccessfully Attempts to Resile From Settlement After Learning Ex-Employee Is Employed by Competitor
In a recent decision, the Ontario Superior Court upheld a settlement that was reached between a former employee and his ex-employer at a mediation over the employer’s attempt to resile from the settlement after finding out that the former employee had since gained employment with a competitor.
The plaintiff commenced a lawsuit against his former employer for payment of certain benefits after his employment was terminated.
The parties attended a mediation at which the lawsuit was resolved. As is often the case, the formal paperwork was not completed at the mediation.
Two days after the mediation the former employer . . . [more]