The Canadian Press

2008-06-27 | SCOC Honda

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The Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters association applauded a Supreme Court ruling June 27th that wiped out a half million dollar wrongful dismissal award against Honda. In the decision, the justices said lower courts were wrong in awarding punitive damages to Kevin Keays, a man with chronic fatigue syndrome who was fired in 2000. Ian Howcroft, with the CME, said the decision provided certainty and clarity in regard to several aspects of wrongful dismissal. (The award had been the biggest ever handed down in Canadian employment law history.)

Date: 2008-06-27
Placeline: MISSISSAUGA, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 15 seconds

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