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A recent decision out of Alberta held not only that an employer had cause to terminate the employment of its President and CEO, thus fully defeating his claim for wrongful dismissal, but also that the executive was personally liable for damages.
Here we explore the various avenues available to employees dealing with workplace harassment in Ontario, even when the recognized “tort of harassment” remains elusive.
You’re located in Ontario and want to sue someone in another province regarding a loss you suffered in Ontario. No problem, right? Like many aspects of the law, however, it’s not always that simple.
Employers often wonder, “what’s the worst that could happen?” The recent case of Acumen Law v Ojanen is a good demonstration.
The Attorney General for Ontario recently announced that, effective January 1, 2020, there will be changes to the way claims are brought in Small Claims Court and under the Rules of Simplified Procedure.
Losing a job is nerve-wrecking for most people. Employees must be careful, however, because they have a duty to mitigate their damages by taking reasonable steps to find comparable employment. Otherwise, their entitlement to damages for wrongful dismissal may be substantially reduced.
While being terminated from one’s employment can undoubtedly lead to emotional upset, the law does not recognize mental states that fall short of injury.
If an employee can prove bad faith conduct by an employer in the manner of a dismissal, then the employee may be entitled to bad faith/moral damages.