- October 26, 2016
- Comments Off on Failure to Mitigate Results in Reduced Damages for Wrongfully Dismissed Employees
The BC Supreme Court held that where a plaintiff makes no or minimal efforts to mitigate after being wrongfully dismissed, the employer may be relieved of the obligation to prove that reasonable efforts may have yielded employment. In Logan v….
- October 12, 2016
- Comments Off on YEAR-LONG HIATUS AND HANDBOOK DID NOT LIMIT EMPLOYEE’S LENGTH OF SERVICE OR SEVERANCE
An employer was not permitted to discount an employee’s period of employment due to her break in employment when determining her severance entitlement because the employer had agreed to recognize her earlier service. Further, an employee handbook which purported to…