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May 22, 2015
Former CEO says company created poisoned work environment, denied him bonus of $50 million

May 21, 2015
Did it on day meant to raise awareness of LGBT issues

May 20, 2015
Hydro One's quick action in dealing with employee acting rudely on TV raises issue of off-duty conduct as just cause for dismissal

May 20, 2015
Construction company and owners, crane company and owner fined total of $100,000 after worker rescued from crane by helicopter during fire

May 19, 2015
Include failing to provide appropriate equipment, information

May 15, 2015
Alleged code violations relate to force's equipment, training, supervision

May 14, 2015
Claims she was not allowed to respond to allegations, not informed she was being fired for cause
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EMPLOYMENT LAW NEWS
May 15, 2015
Building had iron grills on windows, lacked sprinklers

May 6, 2015
Decides they should no longer automatically lose their jobs

Apr 24, 2015
Over 1,000 have to wait for claims to be assesed

Apr 13, 2015
Target, Gap among employers probed about 'on-call shifts'

Apr 6, 2015
No proof of 'continuing' conspiracy to raid each other for talent

Mar 26, 2015
Looking to stop 'benefit tourism'
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Company owners made false accusations against former employee to clients

Intellectually-limited worker not guilty of theft, but he compounded honest mistake by panicking and trying to come up with a story

Nurse’s misconduct was to obtain drugs to feed addiction; angry doctors swayed hospital’s decision not to pursue accommodation

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Next Issue: May 27, 2015
Debra Pepler, scientific co-director at Prevnet.ca and a psychology professor at York University in Toronto, talks about the significant impact bullying and harassment can have in the workplace. Anastasiya Jogal reports.

Mitigation: How to Keep the Damage to a Minimum

When facing a demand for dismissal damages, it’s important to be familiar with a dismissed employee’s duty to limit those damages
Some employers just can't resist lashing out at employees
Yes, an employee can be fired for doing something on her own time, even if her behaviour has nothing to do with work