Wise Law Blog: Supreme Court of Canada Rules on Pension Income and Damages in Wrongful Dismissal

The Supreme Court of Canada’s recent ruling in IBM Canada Ltd. v. Waterman provides a great deal of clarity on the issue of collateral benefits such as pensions in a wrongful dismissal action and whether such a benefit ought to be deducted from the amount owed by the employer on account of pay in lieu of notice.Facts ...

Wise Law Blog: Ontario Employment Law: Mitigating Damages By Staying With The Same Employer

In Ghanny v. 498326 Ontario Limited, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice was faced with a question that has become all too common in these difficult market conditions. Must an employee whose job is being eliminated by its employer accept the same kind of position at a related company with the same pay in mitigation ...