Mayer v J Conrad Lavigne
1. Who are the parties?
a. Appellant – J Conrad Lavigne (Defendant)
b. Respondent – Mayer (plaintiff)
2. What forum?
a. Ontario Court of Appleal
3. What is the issue between the parties? How does it arise?
a. If the Respondent / plaintiff was employee or private contractor
i. If employee, he is entitled to vacation pay, $2600 (if trial decision upheld,
appellant does not dispute the amount)
ii. A $500 award for the use of the TV station of the salesperson’s name,
face and previous efforts in securing contracts for two commercials,
which ran for 8 months. Originally Respondent asked for $100 per
commercial per month, total $1600, only awarded $500 in trial court
1. Appellant paid $100 per commercial before respondant left,
appellant claimed it wa