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Employee constructively dismissed, but no damages awarded because of failure to mitigate

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice just decided that although an employee was constructively dismissed when he was suddenly “laid off,” the employer did not owe the employee any damages because he failed to mitigate his loss.

New high-water mark for punitive damages awarded in wrongful dismissal

A recent British Columbia Supreme Court jury award has established a new Canadian high for punitive damages in an employment law case. (In PDF)

Guidelines help SMEs tackle the cloud computing challenge

The privacy commissioners of Canada, Alberta and British Columbia have collaborated on guidelines to help small and medium enterprises understand the risks and obligations associated with cloud computing and privacy…

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Managing Editor at First Reference Inc.
Yosie Saint-Cyr, LL.B., is a trained lawyer called to the Quebec bar in 1988 and is still a member in good standing. She practiced business, employment and labour law until 1999. For over 15 years, Yosie has been the Managing Editor of the following publications, Human Resources Advisor, Human Resources PolicyPro, HRinfodesk and Accessibility Standards PolicyPro from First Reference. Yosie is one of Canada’s best known and most respected HR authors, with an extensive background in employment and labour across the country. Read more
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