The decision in this case confirms that termination clauses will not be voided where there is no good reason to do so.
bad faith termination
The question of whether medical evidence is required to prove damages in bad faith dismissals is one that courts across Canada have struggled with for some time. Welcome guidance was provided by the Supreme Court of Canada this past summer.
When it comes to human rights cases, awards for general damages are often less than $10,000, even though the $10,000 cap on general damages was removed almost a decade ago.