SIGA liable for $1.2M in LTD benefits following termination without cause: Saskatchewan court

By Julius Melnitzer | November 15, 2022

The Saskatchewan Court of King’s Bench has held the Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority liable for more than $1.2 million in long-term disability benefits owed to a former employee whose benefits were cut off when he was fired and became permanently disabled during the notice period.

“This case illustrates the massive risk that an employer takes when they improperly halt important benefits like LTD or life insurance prematurely,” said Barry Fisher, a Toronto-based employment mediator and arbitrator who wasn’t involved in the case. More. . .

Julius Melnitzer is a Toronto-based legal affairs writer, ghostwriter, writing coach and media trainer. Readers can reach him at [email protected] or


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