Wrongful Dismissal / Termination

  • Sustainable Employment™: Make Every New Hire Count

    … could be made a party to such a lawsuit. Address “difficult” topics like dismissal, severance, and just cause, fairly, directly, and clearly in the new employee’s contract. Wrongful dismissal claims are the bread and butter of employment lawyers’ courtroom practice. Why? In part, because contractual clauses that limit an employee’s right…

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  • Successful Wrongful Dismissal

    … NOT LEGAL ADVICE. Information made available on the Kent Employment Law website in any form is for information purposes only. It is not, and should not be taken as, legal advice. You should not rely on, or take or fail to take any action, based upon this information. Never disregard professional legal advice or delay in seeking legal advice because of something you have read on this website. One of our lawyers would be pleased to discuss any specific legal concerns you may have. …

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  • Woman fired after lying about pregnancy: Richard Johnson speaks to AdvocateDaily.com

    … NOT LEGAL ADVICE. Information made available on the Kent Employment Law website in any form is for information purposes only. It is not, and should not be taken as, legal advice. You should not rely on, or take or fail to take any action, based upon this information. Never disregard professional legal advice or delay in seeking legal advice because of something you have read on this website. One of our lawyers would be pleased to discuss any specific legal concerns you may have. …

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  • TeBaerts v. Penta Builders Group Inc., 2015 BCSC 2449

    … Following our client’s success in her wrongful dismissal trial (see summary here), we brought a successful court application on her behalf for additional legal costs against her ex-employer. Since our client had made the employer a formal offer to settle early in the proceedings and the court awarded her more at trial than the amount she had…

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  • Successful Wrongful Dismissal

    … Our 50-year old upper management client was dismissed after 25 years of service. The employer argued our client failed to mitigate her damages by not making reasonable efforts to seek alternate employment, and introduced expert testimony to regarding our client’s efforts. The court ruled in our client’s favour, finding that her job search…

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  • Dismissing an Employee in BC: Common Law vs. Employment Standards Legislation

    … In this article written for the September 30, 2015 issue of Canadian Employment Law Today*Andres Barker explains the various ways that the common law and employment standards legislation differ with respect to employee dismissal in British Columbia. Click here to read the article. *published by Canadian HR Reporter, copyright Thomson Reuters The post Dismissing an Employee in BC: Common Law vs. Employment Standards Legislation appeared first on . …

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  • News: Andres Barker Writes about Employee Dismissal for Canadian Employment Law Today

    … Dismissing an Employee in BC: Common Law vs. Employment Standards Legislation Canadian Employment Law Today Article In this September 2015 article, Andres Barker explains the various ways that the common law and employment standards legislation differ with respect to employee dismissal in British Columbia. Read the article here. The post News: Andres Barker Writes about Employee Dismissal for Canadian Employment Law Today appeared first on . …

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