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Canadian jurisprudence: The authors posit that, despite what Professor Nadeau coins the Supreme Court’s “Pro-Arbitration Judicial Policy,” the lower courts have not consistently followed this “Policy,” preferring instead to intervene in employment-related matters that they perceive to be of importance, and have ruled that certain workplace disputes are not properly within the jurisdiction or remedial …

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Canadian labor trends

In the Seneca College case, the Divisional Court ruled that the arbitrator has an obligation to consider all remedy, including aggravated and punitive damages, and may be required to deal with such civil court matters as defamation, slander, or libel.

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