Archive for May, 2016

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  • May 26, 2016
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Employer’s “Over-Reaction to a One-Off Event” Results in Six Months’ Severance to Short Term Employee

An employer’s “overblown reaction” to an employee’s “inappropriate” and “unfortunate” conduct did not permit it to dismiss the employee for just cause or rely on the “inaccurate and misleading” termination documents signed by the employee on the day of his…

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  • May 5, 2016
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BC Court of Appeal Rules not all Workplace Discrimination is within the Jurisdiction of the Human Rights Tribunal

The BC Human Rights Tribunal had no jurisdiction over a workplace discrimination complaint made by a supervisor against an employee who had no ability to force the supervisor to endure such conduct, the BC Court of Appeal has held.In Schrenk…