Where an employee is found to have failed to mitigate their damages, their entitlement to damages may be significantly reduced. So what happens if an employee is too sick to look for new work? Does that count as a failure to mitigate?
The three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk deal with a Quebec Superior Court decision regarding annual salaries, the CRA improvements for small and medium sized businesses and the Saskatchewan minimum wage increase in October.
The Ontario Superior Court recently awarded an employee on leave due to disability, damages representing the salary he would have earned had he been able to work during the working notice period set by his employer.