Ontario worker’s underwhelming mitigation efforts reduce period from 8 to 6 months
Company couldn’t justify global pandemic as reason for layoffs when they happened before pandemic hit Canada; workers deemed terminated when not recalled
B.C. employer had good reason to rule out worker’s return to regular position, but didn’t put much effort into investigating accommodation option
Ontario court reverses position on COVID-19-related temporary layoffs and constructive dismissal
If a terminated employee signs a release in exchange for an additional severance payment and then begins legal action against the employer anyway, can the employer try to get that payment back?
If an employee on medical leave undergoes an independent medical examination and is cleared for work, can the employer seek a second opinion?