A review of recent news and case law affecting wrongful dismissal and employment law in British Columbia, including topics such as employment litigation, employment standards, and human rights. This includes significant court and tribunal decisions as well as legislative and regulatory updates.
The reasonable notice period chart provides a sortable and searchable table of wrongful dismissal awards from British Columbia courts, tracking relevant factors including each employee’s age, length of service, and character of employment.
A chart of BC Human Rights Tribunal decisions in which complainants have been compensated for injury to dignity, feelings and self respect, including a brief description of the relevant ground(s) protected under the Human Rights Act justifying the award.
Definitions of key terms frequently used in wrongful dismissal cases, and in employment law generally, and links to important cases that clarify the meanings of those terms.