Here's something readers might want to know about: the Federal Court has awarded damages in a case based on the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act. Why is that special? Well, it's the first damages award in the 10-year history of the Act.
Employers generally win employment law cases when they can provide the courts with a paper trail of evidence in support of their employment related decisions such as termination, disciplinary actions or inability to accommodate the needs of employees, among other things.
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