Punitive Damages for Employers Business Man with fingers crossed
August 11, 2011

Courts may award punitive damages when an employer’s behavior towards an employee was “high-handed, malicious and reprehensible”. The purpose of awarding punitive damages is to punish the employer and deter similar future conduct.


Mistaken Bad Faith

August 22, 2008

Committing a mistake when dismissing an employee, such as terminating the employee while they are on sick leave, does not meet the requirement of bad Read More...

Intentional Mistreatment of Employee Leads to Damages

August 22, 2008

Court demonstrates that deliberate mistreatment of an employee by an employer in order to encourage the employee to resign will not be tolerated.