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Sep 27, 2018 – Chapple v. Big Bay Landing Ltd.

The BC Supreme Court awarded 9 months of pay in lieu of notice to the wrongfully dismissed plaintiff in Chapple v Big Bay Landing Ltd. (Inc. No. 0764163), 2018 BCSC 1666. Relevant factors included:

  • Plaintiff’s age: 61
  • Length of service: 2.2 years
  • Job: Remote resort manager
  • Notice period: 9 months

The job advertisement for the plaintiff’s position described his duties as follows:

The Resort Manager is responsible for ensuring that the daily resort operations are conducted in an efficient and effective manner. Additional responsibilities include the management of all areas of the resorts operations including food & beverage, housekeeping, dock, equipment & building maintenance, convention & guest relations. The Resort Manager will manage all operational functions including quality assurance, scheduling and personal. They will also assist the Public Relations Director in organizing procedures for all resort functions, personnel management and all aspects of the accommodations associated with the resort. This is a seasonal position however year round arrangements could be made for a candidate who could fill the winter caretaker role as well. The ideal candidate will possess exceptional management skills, proven leadership ability and have a hands-on work style.

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