With Shelley-Mae Mitchell, Shelley-Mae Mitchell
The interplay between the common law and statutory human rights is increasingly an issue in the employment law realm. While fascinating from an academic perspective, the overlap between human rights and common law can prove to be troublesome for employers. Employers now risk being faced with a doublebarreled attack from disgruntled former employees who proceed concurrently with a human rights complaint and a wrongful dismissal action.