A backlash against Wallace damages?

Ontario court critical of employees who plead bad-faith discharge when there is no evidence to back up claim — judge suggests damage awards could be reduced in such cases
By Stuart Rudner
|Canadian Employment Law Today

A recent decision by Justice Randall Echlin of the Ontario Superior Court is likely to warm the hearts of many HR professionals who are tired of seeing every wrongful dismissal claim include an allegation of “bad faith” and a corresponding plea for Wallace damages.

In his decision in

Yanez v. Canac Kitchens