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Canadian Employment Law Today

Mar 4, 2015 Print Edition:

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Human rights damages in wrongful dismissal lawsuits

Ontario courts are increasingly using previously little-used powers to award human rights damages

Employee wants $100,000 for racial discrimination – and gets $3,500

Worker complained of several incidents breaching harassment policy, but employer met its obligations in some of them

Safety concerns over bad weather commuting

Employee refusing to come to work in bad weather

Firing for racist comments upheld

Racist and threatening remarks made by immigrant worker towards another immigrant worker breached code of conduct and policies

Employee cries alcoholism too late after dismissal and drunk driving charge

Employee denied medical reasons for attendance issues

Dismissal dispute: Poor performance or reprisal?

Employee and employer disagreed on reason for dismissal
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