Ken Krupat

June 16, 2011

Damages Awarded for Inadequate Response to Harassing Email

To avoid being sexually assaulted, “don’t dress like sluts.” This is one of the pieces of offensive and ill conceived advice provided by a Toronto Police […]
March 8, 2009

Wrongful Dismissal: Punitive and Bad Faith Damages Scaled Back Dramatically: Keays v. Honda

In 2008, the fourth decision of the Supreme Court of Canada (as reviewed in this series of articles) was the most widely anticipated decision. Many employment […]
February 20, 2009

Forced to Return to Work After Being Wrongfully Dismissed: Evans v. Teamsters Local Union No. 31

2008 was not a banner year for employee rights in Canada. The Supreme Court of Canada issued four employment law decisions all of which sided in […]
February 8, 2009

Employer’s Obligation to Accommodate Disabled Employees is Limited: Hydro-Québec

In August 2008, the Supreme Court of Canada issued a relatively short and unanimous decision addressing the issue of frequent absences and discussing the obligations of […]