Simon published another article on First Reference Blog entitled “Employee’s age justifies wrongful dismissal damages of 24 months”. This post explores the recent court decision in Stephanie Ozorio v Canadian Hearing Society, 2016 ONSC 5440 where the court held that the employees age of 60 and the difficulty she would face competing with younger individuals for jobs at a comparable level justified a common law damage award of 24 months . While an employees age always factors into an assessment of an employee’s damages, this case demonstrates Judges are willing to accept these arguments more readily. A link to the blog post can be found here.

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