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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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Evidence: employer vs. employee

When providing evidence, your credibility is judged by how consistent your story is with common sense…

 

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