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Paying the price: Ontario court reminds employers to carefully consider their approach to litigation

It is important for businesses to carefully consider their response to an employee’s wrongful dismissal claim.

 

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What are you doing about employee fraud?

Some cynical people believe that no organization is free from employee fraud. Even small organizations are hardly immune, despite the trust such employers place in their employees and the controls they have in place. Consider these common misconceptions about employee fraud…

 

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Standard of proof in wrongful dismissal cases

This recent case provides a timely reminder for employers, employees, and their counsel that despite the requirements in a criminal prosecution, an employer does not have to prove allegations of misconduct “beyond a reasonable doubt” in the content of a wrongful dismissal claim.

 

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