What is the duty of an employer to seek alternate employment for employees who have lost their employment due to the loss of their employment?

Ontario, Canada

The following excerpt is from Humphrey v. Mene, 2021 ONSC 2539 (CanLII):

Employees have a duty to make reasonable efforts to obtain comparable alternate employment and this duty involves a “constant and assiduous application for alternate employment and exploration of what is available through all means.” Bowes v. Goss Power Products Ltd., 2012 ONCA 425, at para. 24.

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