An Update on Small Claims Court

In a recent post, we reviewed the merits of suing an employer in Small Claims Court. The good news is that the monetary cap of Small Claims Court is set to increase from the present level of $25,000 to $35,000 as of January 1, 2020. If you are considering bringing an employment action in Small […]

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The Importance of Mitigation

It is absolutely essential for terminated employees to mitigate their damages and document their job search following their dismissal.  A recent decision illustrates the expensive consequences for not complying with the obligation of mitigation. Background The employee in question was a Senior Customer Service Agent who was 45 years old and had been with the […]

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Former HR Director sues CBC, alleging wrongful dismissal & conspiracy to terminate

Serena Thadani-Anthony, former Executive Director of HR at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), has filed a wrongful dismissal claim against her ex-employer. This is one of four pending wrongful dismissal cases involving the CBC and reveals serious conflict and infighting at the corporation in the months following the Jian Ghomeshi scandal. The Claim Thadani-Anthony served as […]

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