Breaking News: Filipino Nanny suing West Vancouver employer Ms. Sandy Shokar and Diamond Company for $40,000!\
This is going to be a very interesting Court Case in BC. Filipino Nanny suing West Vancouver Diamond Merchant Ms. Sandy Shokar and her company “Diamond Deals” Jewelry Stores for $40,000+ dollars for wrongful dismissal.
Court documents allege that Ms. Sandy Shokar and Diamond DeBals employed the Filipino Nanny under a 24-month fixed-term employment contract and then terminated her employment without cause. The Nanny was hired and came to Canada under the Live-in Caregiver Program.
However, it is alleged the Filipino Nanny was made to work a various Diamond Deals Jewelry Stores located in Downtown Vancouver and Surrey. Furthermore it is alleged the Nanny had to work an “AirBnB” owned by Ms. Sandy Shokar in North Vancouver.
In a related Immigration case it is alleged that the Filipino Nanny was offered cash payments to work without authorization until the LMIA and work permit were approved.
This may be the first case in British Columbia, if not Canada, involving a Filipino Caregiver suing an employer for Wrongful Dismissal.
More details and information to follow.
Note: The Court case is pending and the allegations have not been proven in Court.
What do you think about this case?