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Employment Litigation Manual (Second Edition)

This manual takes a common-sense approach to wrongful dismissal litigation and other employment litigation, balanced with a thorough understanding of all relevant common and statutory laws.
Publication Language: English
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$1,380.00
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Published: September 30, 2007
ISBN/ISSN: 9780433457596

Product description

LexisNexis Canada is pleased to announce the publication of the new edition of the Employment Litigation Manual. Fully updated and revised, this Manual takes a common-sense approach to wrongful dismissal litigation and other employment litigation, balanced with a thorough understanding of all relevant common and statutory laws. It describes in detail:

  • Terms and conditions of employment contracts
  • How contracts can be breached by both employers and employees
  • Types of workplace tort
  • Remedies for breach of contract
  • Dismissed employee's duty to mitigate
  • Alternatives to wrongful dismissal actions

Improved and Enhanced

The second edition features the content and organization you've come to rely on, with additions of:

  • Quicklaw citations to commentary and the Table of Cases, enabling user move quickly and easily between print and electronic resources
  • New sturdy 5-post binders decrease the risk of page tears
  • New improved page layout for ease of use and readability

Features and Benefits

Employment Litigation Manual guides you through the entire litigation process. You'll learn how to:

  • Prepare clients for litigation
  • Draft pleadings
  • Defend a wrongful dismissal action
  • Assemble and present a strong court case
  • Present an appeal

This Manual explains how to settle at these key stages in the litigation process:

  • Pre-planning
  • Mediation
  • Discoveries
  • Pre-trial
  • Trial
  • After trial, if there is potential for an appeal

Plus

It discusses trends that are changing how employment disputes are handled, including:

Class proceedings

  • Property issues
  • Jurisdictional disputes
  • Alternate dispute resolution
  • Post employment competition and proprietary information

Other Features, include:

  • National scope, with a separate chapter on employee dismissals in Quebec
  • Overviews and conclusions for each chapter
  • Numerous case examples
  • Appendices, including trial management forms and sample arbitration agreements


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Table of contents

PART I: INTRODUCTION
Chapter 1: Rules for a Working Society
Chapter 2: Introduction to Common Law and Legislative Frameworks Relating to Wrongful Dismissal
PART II: ELEMENTS OF A WRONGFUL DISMISSAL CASE
Chapter 3: Terms and Conditions of the Employment Contract
Chapter 4: Breach of an Employment Contract
Chapter 5: Dismissal for Cause or Due to Frustration of Contract
Chapter 6: Workplace Tort Obligations in Canada
Chapter 7: Remedies
Chapter 8: Property Issues in the Employment Relationship
Chapter 9: Mitigation of Damages
PART III: INITIATING THE CLAIM
Chapter 10: Evaluation of the Claim
Chapter 11: Writing and Responding to Demand Letters
Chapter 12: Alternatives Proceedings under Statute
PART IV: PLEADINGS
Chapter 13: Pleading the Case for the Plaintiff
Chapter 14: Jurisdictional Considerations
Chapter 15: Strategic Considerations
Chapter 16: Defences to a Wrongful Dismissal Action
Chapter 17: Reply – Tactical Considerations
Chapter 18: Alternative Dispute Resolution
Chapter 19: Pre-trial Issues – Getting Ready for Trial
PART V: RESOLVING THE CLAIM
Chapter 20: Settlements
Chapter 21: Conducting a Wrongful Dismissal Trial
Chapter 22: Costs
PART VI: OTHER KINDS OF PROCEEDINGS
Chapter 23: Conduct of an Employment Standards Complaint
Chapter 24: Human Rights Proceedings
Chapter 25: Canada Labour Code Proceedings
Chapter 26: Class Actions in the Employment Context
Chapter 27: Employee Dismissals in Quebec
PART VII: CONCLUSION
Chapter 28: Appeals
Chapter 29: Good Advice, Good Advocacy