Sales rep launches lawsuit after ‘team-building’ exercise at Utah company leaves him traumatized

In Canada, the doctrine of constructive dismisal applies, which states, among other things, that it is a implied term of the employment contract that employee’s will be treated with civility, decency, respect and dignity. The breach of this term, on an objective basis, may permit the employee the resign and then sue for wrongful dismissal damages, having been able to consider the employer’s actions as tantamount to dismissal