Recouping Employee Training Costs

December 1, 2017 | Valerie Dixon | Vancouver

Employment and Labour Law Reporter, Vol. 27, No. 9, December 2017

This article originally appeared in our Labour & Employment Communiqué and republished in the Employment and Labour Law Reporter (LexisNexis). 

Many employers have had the frustrating experience of investing significant time and money into training an employee only to have that employee quit before the employer realizes the benefit of the training costs
expended. However, in some circumstances, and with careful preparation, an employer may be able
to recoup those costs from the departing employee.