Courts siding with employers Decision signals a new era of employer-friendly judgments By Joyce Hampton09/25/2000|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 04/05/2001 In Canada’s courthouses, there is an invisible pendulum that swings over employment law decisions. It moves between the employer and the employee. Some years, the courts seem to side more often with the employee. Other years, court decisions seem to be more often in favour of the employer.For the past few years, the pendulum has been largely on the employee’s side. Employers have found it difficult to win cases; the courts — for whatever reason — have ruled more often in favour of the employee.But there are signs that the pendulum may be swinging back towards the employer. To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.