What is the effect of damage assessment for an employee who was terminated without notice?

New Brunswick, Canada


The following excerpt is from Mathew v. Kinek Technologies, 2008 NBQB 371 (CanLII):

The object of the damage assessment here is compensatory, that is, to restore the employee to the financial position he would have been in had he received the appropriate notice. [See Lum v. Shaw Communications Inc., supra at paragraph 19, per Turnbull, J. A.]

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