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Terminated after filing a proposal

In BC can an employer fire you after you file a consumer proposal? Employee at a bank was fired after she did a proposal instead of filing for bankruptcy because her employer told her she would lose her job if she filed for bankruptcy.

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A licensed trustee said...

You need to speak to a labour lawyer, not a trustee. The Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act contains specific provisions that prohibit this kind of thing, BUT a trustee can’t help you get the job back (or can’t sue them for you). Call a labour lawyer and ask them what kind of case this person has.