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March 30, 2022

British Columbia, Canada Court Awards Employee Aggravated Damages After Employer Makes Unfounded Allegations after Commencement of Litigation

In a successful wrongful dismissal lawsuit, the Supreme Court of British Columbia awarded an employee an additional $15,000 for aggravated damages because the employer engaged in conduct during the dismissal that was unfair and in bad faith.

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March 22, 2022

British Columbia, Canada Court Decides CERB Payment Should be Deducted from Damage Award for Wrongful Dismissal

The Supreme Court of British Columbia found that the trial court erred when it did not deduct the employee’s $9,000 Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) payment from his damage award for wrongful dismissal.

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March 22, 2022

Surreptitious Recording of Conversations with Colleagues May Justify Termination of Employment for Cause in British Columbia, Canada

The Supreme Court of British Columbia dismissed an employee’s wrongful dismissal claim and held that his surreptitious recording of conversations with his colleagues justified the termination of his employment for just cause.

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March 21, 2022

Bill Seeks to Alleviate the Slowdown of Criminal Background Checks in California

Background check industry groups have mounted a full-court press to remedy the recent slowdown in criminal record searches in California state courts caused by last year’s court of appeal decision in All of Us or None v. Hamrick.

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March 17, 2022

California Fair Employment & Housing Council Proposes Sweeping Regulation of Automated Decision-making and Artificial Intelligence in Employment

Draft regulations would dramatically expand the liability exposure and obligations of employers and third-party vendors in California that use, sell, or administer employment-screening tools or services that use AI in decision-making.

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March 16, 2022

Ontario, Canada Court of Appeal Upholds 26-Month Reasonable Notice Period Due to Exceptional Circumstances

The Ontario Court of Appeal recently dismissed the employer’s appeal of a lower court decision in which the trial judge held “exceptional circumstances” existed to justify making an award that exceeded the 24-month “high end” amount of reasonable notice.

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March 11, 2022

Wisconsin Supreme Court Eases the Burden for Employers Defending Arrest and Conviction Record Discrimination Claims Under State Law

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has provided much-needed relief to Wisconsin employers by clarifying the state’s background check law, the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act.

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March 8, 2022

Ontario, Canada Court Concludes Secondment Agreement Was Not a Fixed-term Employment Agreement

In Nader v. University Health Network, 2022 ONSC 447, the court examined the language of a secondment agreement and concluded that the plaintiff-employee was not a fixed-term employee of the organization to which he was seconded.

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February 24, 2022

Canada: Arbitrator Finds Termination Consequences of Long-Term Care Home’s Mandatory Vaccination Policy Violated Collective Agreement

An arbitrator recently struck from a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy a provision providing for employment termination for failure to comply.

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