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Breaking up is hard to do: court awards more than C$112,000 to employee terminated for breach of trust
  • Fasken
  • Canada
  • December 12 2018

A recent British Columbia Supreme Court's decision is a cautionary tale for employers that terminate employment first and ask questions later. It is a

Appeal Court reaffirms high bar for awarding Mental Distress Damages
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • December 11 2018

In Cottrill v. Utopia Day Spas and Salons Ltd., a recent decision of the British Columbia Court of Appeal, the Court set aside an award of $15,000

Unreasonable Termination - Belgian Supreme Court Confirms: No Employee Fault Required
  • Crowell & Moring LLP
  • Belgium
  • December 5 2018

Since April 2014, both blue collar and white collar employees in Belgium can claim legally fixed damages (3 to 17 weeks' salary) for 'obviously

Pricing: Bringing and defending claims for unfair or wrongful dismissal in the UK
  • Taylor Vinters LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 4 2018

In accordance with SRA requirements on pricing transparency, we set out below our approach to fees for bringing and defending claims for unfair or

Global employee termination law Iraq
  • Al Sarab Law Office
  • Global, Iraq
  • November 28 2018

A structured guide to termination law in covering notice, redundancies, dismissal and protections in Iraq

Fixed-term contracts: friend or foe?
  • Fasken
  • Canada
  • November 28 2018

The requirement for employees to mitigate their damages following termination is generally helpful for employers during wrongful dismissal litigation

“Determination of Reasonable Notice is Not Appropriate for Summary Judgment, Alberta Court Determines”
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • November 27 2018

In Coffey v Nine Energy Canada Inc., 2018 ABQB 898, the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench confirmed the master’s decision that summary judgment was

Court Provides Further Clarification of CA’s New Independent Contractor Test
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • October 29 2018

On May 1, we reported about the Dynamex Operations W., Inc. v. Superior Court opinion in which the California Supreme Court adopted a new standard

California Court of Appeal Affirms That Dynamex’s ABC Independent Contract Test Is Limited To Claims Arising Under Wage Orders
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • October 26 2018

In Jesus Cuitlahuac Garcia v. Border Transportation Group, LLC, et al, the California Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District has held that the ABC

Employers’ Duty of Good Faith and the Enforceability of Deemed Resignations
  • Carbert Waite LLP
  • Canada
  • October 19 2018

In Jonasson v. Nexen, 2018 ABQB 598, a major energy company was judged to have acted in bad faith by seeking to rely upon a deemed resignation clause