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Human Rights Remedies & Employment Contracts

Lost Income Claim & Severance Clause An employment agreement which sets out a sum to be paid, or notice provided in the event of a termination, will be of no consequence in a lost income assessment in a human rights context. Given the “but-for“ analysis, the basis of the lost income remedy, such a termination provision in the contract will not be an issue in defining the lost income claim[1]. In one case this position not even argued by the employer.[2] Fixed Term Contract Absent unusual circumstances, a fixed term...