Moving Costs as a Mitigation Expense

A recent Ontario court decision[1] considered the question of expenses incurred by the terminated employee in successfully mitigating… Read More

The Right to Unplug

The newly amended Employment Standards Act may have created a context in which an employee may legally be able to… Read More

Notice Awards Moving Up

General Rules The fundamental guidelines for determining an award of “reasonable notice” or wrongful dismissal damage awards have been in… Read More

Evidence for Aggravated Damages

The issue of damages for mental suffering or “aggravated” or “moral” damages has received considerable attention recently due to many… Read More

More Changes Ahead for ESA

The recently established Ford administration has announced new revisions will soon be implemented to the prior government’s amendments to the… Read More

The Time Clock on Lawsuits

Every lawsuit is subject to a “limitation period” within which the case must be commenced. If this time period is… Read More

Consideration Reconsidered Yet Again

In a recent post, we reviewed the basics of “consideration”, generally and specifically in the context of an asset… Read More

Tax Issues in Employment Cases

The issue of how damages due to termination of employment are treated for tax issues is somewhat complex and important… Read More