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Law Firm Slapped With $50,000 In Moral Damages For Abhorrent Treatment Of Articling Student
In Acumen Law Corporation v Ojanen, 2019 BCSC 1352, Ms. Melissa Ojanen ("Ms. Ojanen") was hired as an articling student at Acumen Law Corp ("Acumen")
Canada
4 Sep 2019
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The Not-So-Dearly Departed: Funeral Home Ordered To Pay Almost $1.3 Million To Employee On Fixed Term Contract
In the decision of McGuinty v. 1845035 Ontario Inc. (McGuinty Funeral Home), 2019 ONSC 4108, the Superior Court awarded almost $1.3 million in favour of Mr. Grant McGuinty
Canada
30 Jul 2019
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SCC Denies Westjet Leave To Appeal – Sexual Harassment Class Action To Proceed In Civil Court
On July 18, 2019, the Supreme Court of Canada denied WestJet's application for leave to appeal the British Columbia Court of Appeal's ("BCCA") decision not to strike a notice of civil claim.
Canada
26 Jul 2019
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When Does The Clock Start To Run In A Wrongful Termination Case?
On June 28, 2019, the Divisional Court denied leave to appeal the decision of Justice Perrell in Iluyomade v. Toronto Community Housing Corp., 2018 ONSC 7727 (CanLII)("Iluyomade").
Canada
22 Jul 2019
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Back To Life, Back To Reality: Court Of Appeal Claws Back Landmark Notice Award

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Canada
8 Jul 2019
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Employee Share Entitlements On Termination: A Matter Of Contract
In a recent decision, Mikelsteins v Morrison Hershfield Limited, 2019 ONCA 515, the Ontario Court of Appeal reversed the lower court's ruling that a former employee was entitled to the increase in the value of shares...
Canada
5 Jul 2019
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Have The Courts Gone Too Far? The Ontario Court Of Appeal Solidifies The High Threshold For The Tort Of Intentional Infliction Of Mental Suffering
As my colleague reported earlier last week, the Ontario Court of Appeal recently shut down the tort of harassment in Merrifield v Canada, ("Merrifield").
Canada
12 Apr 2019
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Breaking-Up Is Complicated! Constructive Dismissal And The Duty To Mitigate
He began his career at Strone as a carpenter, and was subsequently promoted to the position of Health & Safety Training Specialist.
Canada
7 Feb 2019
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Mitigation Income May Not Affect The Outcome
When an employee claims damages for wrongful dismissal, they are typically required to do their very best in mitigating any damages relating to loss of income following the dismissal ...
Canada
29 Nov 2018
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Progress Denied – Ford Government Announces Intention To Repeal Employment Legislation
In an effort to fulfill his campaign promise to make Ontario "open for business", Premier Doug Ford introduced the "Making Ontario Open for Business Act" on Tuesday.
Canada
26 Oct 2018
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The Escalating Reasonable Notice Period: What Does It Mean For Employers, And Who Are These "Exceptional" Employees?
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has released yet another decision with respect to the reasonable notice period, and what seems to suggest is a trend in escalating awards for aged, but loyal employees.
Canada
20 Apr 2018
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