Client Accused Of Dishonesty And Coming At Work Drunk With Little Evidence

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TO: Lawyer FROM: Laura Kiff DATE: November 16, 2016 FILE NO: 12345-6 RE: Client accused of dishonesty and coming to work drunk with little evidence ¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬ FACTS Our Client (Bilbo Baggins) worked for Orc Industries Corporation in Shire, Saskatchewan from December 25, 2006 to May 2007. During that time, our Client was hired to assist with the construction of a foundry where metal helmets would be made near Middle Earth, Ontario. Our Client left Shire on the assurance that Orc Industries Corporation was a viable business. By April 2007, our Client had lined up a general contractor and subcontractors, as well as design specialists, to build the new foundry. He had negotiated a collective agreement with a union that would supply the construction workers. He also negotiated another collective agreement with a union for the prospective employees who would work at the foundry. In May 2007, our Client was fired from Orc Industries Corporation on the accusations of dishonesty and coming to work drunk. There was no evidence of our Client coming to work drunk except for one empty bottle of Shire Whiskey found buried in a cabinet in his office. Our Client wishes to sue the Corporation for wrongful dismissal. ISSUE Will our Client be successful in suing for wrongful dismissal from the Corporation? DISCUSSION Protection from Wrongful Dismissal The first matter to address is who is entitled to protection from wrongful dismissal under Canadian

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