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Punitive and Aggravated Damages - Exceptional but Necessary Remedies
  • Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto
  • Australia
  • September 20 2018

Although traditionally, punitive and aggravated damages were deemed as exceptional remedies, the Courts have turned to these remedies to assist

BC Court of Appeal Upholds 5 Months' Notice for 12 Months of Service
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • August 28 2018

A recent decision of the British Columbia Court of Appeal1 serves as an important reminder to employers that termination obligations, even for very

Letterhead Policy Not Airtight in Wrongful Termination Lawsuit
  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • USA
  • August 23 2018

Last month, an Eighth Circuit federal appeals panel reinstated a lawsuit that alleged an athletic director was wrongfully terminated after using

Wrongful termination claims and the NLRB’s burden of proof
  • Baker McKenzie
  • USA
  • August 21 2018

A recent decision by the National Labor Relations Board left experienced labor practitioners scratching their heads. In Tschiggfrie Properties Ltd. v

Employment Practice Liability (EPLI) Checklist
  • GB&A
  • USA
  • July 10 2018

In order to ensure their EPLI insurance policies will respond, in light of growing employment liability claims, companies and their directors are

“No Free Pass”: Ontario Superior Court rules that dismissed employee failed to mitigate damages by retraining
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • July 4 2018

In the recent wrongful dismissal case, Benjamin v. Cascades Canada ULC, 2017 ONSC 2583 ("Benjamin"), the Ontario Superior Court of Justice found that

Another Day, Another $31 Million Employee Verdict From a Los Angeles Jury
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • June 28 2018

On Tuesday, a Los Angeles jury did what L.A. juries do so often these days they awarded tens of millions of dollars to an ex-employee who claimed

Case Summary: The plaintiff sought an appeal of the trial decision that awarded him damages for wrongful dismissal but denied his claim for benefit schemes
  • Harper Grey LLP
  • Canada
  • June 19 2018

The appellant was trained as an engineer and was employed by the respondent since 1981. He was terminated without cause on May 4, 2010, and

Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace: Don’t Get Left Behind
  • Fasken
  • Canada
  • June 19 2018

In 2017, of the 100 highest-paid CEOs in Canada, three were women and five were named Paul. It is not a secret that diversity and inclusion are

"Bed bug" lawsuit allowed to go forward
  • Constangy Brooks Smith & Prophete LLP
  • USA
  • June 19 2018

Whenever I think I've heard everything, I hear something else. A federal judge allowed a wrongful discharge lawsuit to go forward, and the dispute is