Archive for December, 2016

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  • December 15, 2016
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Court Finds Employer/Employee Relationship notwithstanding Contract between Two Corporations

The BC Supreme Court recently held that a contract between two corporations was essentially a contract of employment and awarded severance on termination of the contract. The court held that Tim Fernback, working through his incorporated entity TCV Ventures Corp….

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  • December 7, 2016
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Employee Failed to Mitigate after Rejecting Full-time Work in Favour of a Part-time Position

An employee’s entitlement to severance arising from her wrongful dismissal ended when she accepted employment from a new employer on a part-time basis, even though the new employer offered her full-time work. In Schinnerl v. Kwantlen Polytechnic University, 2016 BCSC…