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Employment & Benefits

April 11 2018
Earnings from second or side job constitute mitigation income (sometimes)

Canada - Fasken

Where an employee consults on the side or has a second job, can his or her income post-termination count as mitigation income? According to a recent British Columbia Court of Appeal decision, the answer is yes; such income is considered to be mitigation income and will therefore be deducted from any wrongful dismissal damages that are awarded.

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Dániel Gera Use of electronic documents in employment relationships

Hungary - Schoenherr Attorneys at Law

With the constant development and advancement of digital technologies, the use of paper-based documents is gradually decreasing in all areas of life. This trend has inevitably affected the employment sector, as both employers and employees have an increasing need to reduce the volume of paper-based documents used in employment relationships. At the same time, the use of electronic documents has raised several practical questions.

Authors: Dániel Gera, Dorottya Gindl
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