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“New and Improved” Approach to Summary Judgments: The Impact on Wrongful Dismissal Litigation

Since I last wrote about the use of summary judgment in wrongful dismissal actions, there have been two significant updates: In January 2014, the Supreme Court revamped the approach to summary judgment motions in Hryniak v. Mauldin; and In the six months since Hryniak, the courts have applied this revamped approach to wrongful dismissal actions,

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No Discrimination = Human Rights Damages? It Can if There Was No Investigation.

Deen Morgan believed that he was targeted at work because of his skin colour.  His employer did not agree but it dismissed Mr. Morgan’s concerns and instead found a reason to terminate his employment.  When he took his complaint to the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (the “HRTO”), they ruled in a decision released last

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