‘Failure to Mitigate Leads to Reduced Dismissal Damages’

“In Moore v Instow Enterprises Ltd, (2021 BCSC 930) (‘Moore‘), a British Columbian employee was entitled to less notice than the standard amount of one month per year of service mainly due to his failure to mitigate his losses. By refusing to make a reasonable attempt to find alternative similar employment, the employee failed to meet his obligation to mitigate his loss of income as a result of his dismissal …” (more)

[Lewis Waring, Slaw, 19 August]

First posted 2021-08-20 09:00:47

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