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Departing Employees Face Consequences

Posted in Employee Obligations, Litigation

An Ontario employer has recovered almost 20 million dollars  from four former employees.

The GasTOPS v. Forsyth case is one that we have mentioned in our client conferences and that we have been watching for a few years. 

GasTOPS sued four former senior management employees when they resigned their employment on two weeks notice.  The Trial Judge found that within hours of the resignation, the employees had met with other GasTOPS employees with a view to setting up their own competing business.  Once the new business had been established, the employees pursued “virtually every existing and potential” GasTOPS customers using … Continue Reading