Employers face an ever growing risk of legal liability from employee litigation. The legal risks of employee lawsuits, complaints and grievances are enormous. At the same time, employees who make claims have to face the risks, high costs and overwhelming stress of litigation. This book argues that employers and employees should consider faster, cheaper alternatives to the legal system for solving workplace disputes, and provides guidance on how to do so.
Why Employees Sue examines the true motives behind workplace legal claims in contrast to the outcomes commonly offered by the Canadian legal system. This book is an employment lawyer’s insider explanation of why employers and employees should think twice about resorting to the legal system.