Employees have a duty to mitigate in constructive dismissals

By: AdvocateDaily.com Staff for AdvocateDaily.com

People collecting a severance after being let go from a company have to be sure they are fulfilling their duty to mitigate damages, even if they believe their job loss was a constructive dismissal, Toronto employment lawyer Jordan Rodney tells AdvocateDaily.com.

“The duty to mitigate in a constructive dismissal case needs to involve a reasonable and genuine effort on the part of the employee — even though it may not be an ideal scenario in the circumstances,” says Rodney, founder of Rodney Employment LawRead more →