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Dec 21, 2018 – Spalti v. MDA Systems Ltd.

The BC Supreme Court awarded 16 months of pay in lieu of notice to the wrongfully dismissed plaintiff in Spalti v. MDA Systems Ltd., 2018 BCSC 2296. Relevant factors included:

  • Plaintiff’s age: 55 (at trial)
  • Length of service: 13 years and 7 months
  • Job: Sales director
  • Notice period: 16 months

As sales director, the plaintiff was employed in a senior, but non-managerial, sales role. His responsibility within the company was described as follows:

Mr. Spalti was a senior sales executive with substantial responsibility for an important facet of MDA’s operations involving the sale of a specialized product into a niche international market. He was not senior management, but he reported to senior management.

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