Lesson from Honda case: Do your own due diligence

Implications from the decade's biggest employment law case
By Uyen Vu
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 12/19/2006

Ever since an Ontario court judge rapped a car-maker with $500,000 in punitive damages (reduced to $100,000 on appeal) for the way it treated a worker with chronic fatigue syndrome, employers have been poring over the

Keays v. Honda Canada Inc.

ruling to glean some lessons on what to avoid.