An Employer’s Legal Burden of Proof Lessened: A Common Sense Approach

by Wendy Woloshyn
When faced with a wrongful dismissal lawsuit from a former employee, one strategy employers use to reduce severance liability is to argue that the worker failed to mitigate her losses (i.e. by getting a new job). Traditionally, however, Canadian employment law has placed a heavy burden on an employer wanting to prove a failure to mitigate.Read the full article