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|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 01/31/2011

Foreign workers may be entitled to more severance than other employees

In Nishina v. Azuma Foods (Canada) Co. Ltd., the British Columbia Supreme Court suggested the standard severance rules may need to be somewhat more flexible to address the needs of foreign workers. In this case, a major factor that contributed to the larger severance given to the foreign employee was the fact her employment contract restricted her to working with the defendant employer.

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