April 2016

This edition of the Verdict is focused on Trial. There are a variety of routes to a trial or to avoiding a trial and the last few months in employment law have provided several examples of the routes to avoiding a trial.  We have seen decisions involving summary trial, summary judgment, stay of proceedings, prejudgment garnishee orders, questions of jurisdiction of the Human Rights Tribunal and the use of applications to dismiss in Small Claims proceedings. A review of these cases may provide you with some creative ideas for dealing with your employment law cases.

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