Question and answer
Ask your question and an Ontario employment lawyer will answer in minutes

FOR EMPLOYEES
FOR EMPLOYERS




Note, your name, city and email is not displayed on the website. It is used to notify you that we have answered your question.


Hello. A year and half ago I was demoted from my management position and as a result I received a new direct supervisor. Due to some very hurtful and wrong accusations made against me by the executive director, I don't really speak to her much anymore. She claims that by not speaking this is insubordination. This does not seem right. Can you please provide further information. Thank you

Thank you for your question. My name is Jon Pinkus and I am an employment lawyer with Samfiru Tumarkin LLP.

What you have described certainly does not sound like insubordination as it is defined by law. If the company terminates your employment for cause on that basis, you would likely be entitled to a severance package, and depending on your age, position, and length of service, it could be significant.

If the company has terminated your employment or is threatening to terminate your employment, I would recommend that you call us at the number below to arrange for a consultation.
The Lawyers at Samfiru Tumarkin LLP
Direct Tel (Toll Free): 1-855-821-5900     Email: webquestions@stlawyers.ca     Web: www.stlawyers.ca
Leave a comment