Employment Law

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Suing for Wrongful Termination in Canada: Your Legal Rights

In the world of employment, nobody anticipates suing for wrongful termination. However, it is imperative that you understand your legal rights if you ever find yourself in this situation. Whether you’ve recently been dismissed or are facing the fear of an impending termination, it’s vital to have a knowledgeable advocate on your side. Allan Rouben, …

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Damages for Mental Distress in Employment Law Cases after Keays v. Honda Canada Inc.

The purpose of an award of damages in a wrongful dismissal action is to compensate the employee for breach of the implied term of the employment contract to provide reasonable notice of termination. In the seminal case of Bardal v. Globe & Mail Ltd. (1960), 24 D.L.R. (2d) 140 (Ont. H.C.J.) McRuer, C.J.H.C. set out a list …

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