October 2015

In the last quarter there have been a number of interesting decisions in the area of employment law in British Columbia. In this column I will review four notable decisions.  Those decisions involve an analysis of the duty to mitigate by accepting re-employment from the dismissing employer, circumstances where dishonest conduct can give rise to cause, two cases involving claims for aggravated and punitive damages and one decision involving assessment of notice and damages for a dismissed long term employee.

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