Wrongful Dismissal Lawyers Burnaby - You can get demoted or lose your job while your life crumbles apart with simply a snap of your employees fingers. It can become extremely difficult to support your family as your savings dwindle if you can't find gainful job. If this is you, it is possible that you have a wrongful dismissal situation against your employer.
However, lets say you are the boss and you would like to fire somebody but do not want to risk a lawsuit. There are several important questions which you need answered and a wrongful dismissal lawyer can help answer them.
A lawyer specializing in wrongful dismissal can give many of the answers or advice which will help you throughout your hard case. Our firm prides itself in making sure that your rights are protected whilst assisting you achieve your personal objectives.
If you file a suit for a wrongful dismissal, you could be compensated by the courts for the amounts you would have been given according to your previous benefits and salary. Then again, whatever pay or notice which you received is subtracted from the awarded amount.
Once your position is terminated, it is your task to search for employment. The court takes into account your efforts, but will likewise subtract whichever income earned throughout the reasonable notice period from the awarded amount.
If you were given notice less than you were entitled to, for example, the court could recalculate the amount could have earned at a different job and award damages accordingly. The courts take into account vacation pay, bonuses, pension, insurance, medical plans, moving expenses and stock options when determining how much damages they must award.
In the more extreme situations, courts might compensate you for any kind of abuse that takes place after termination including abuse, mental distress or defamation.
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