Filipino Nanny WINS lawsuit against Sandy Shokar West Vancouver Diamond Merchant!
The two-day public trial Court Case was November 14th and 15th 2017 at Robson Square Provincial Court. The May 02, 2018 “Reasons for Judgement of the Honourable Judge Howard” is 30 pages! Yes, it took almost 6 months to get the final report. The case was quite complicated.
The Honourable Judge Howard report states the Filipino Nannies statement to the court was “a timid witness.. with “no significant internal conflicts in her testimony” and “was quite persuasive”
In stark contrast, the Court report states Sandy Shokar time on the witness stand was “far more problematic… and evasive.” Also, The Honourable Judge Howard reports Sandy Shokar “also had a tendency to give multiple answers to the same question, and the answers were not always consistent.”
Also, the Judges Court report states on various issues Sandy Shokar was as follows:
“utterly unpersuasive” 
“not credible and I reject that assertion” 
“lack of cantor on Ms. Shokar’s part is of concern to me” 
Furthermore, Judge Howard states “I have concluded that the testimony of Ms. Shokar was both internally inconsistent at times and, in some issues, inconsistent with the totality of the circumstance of the case… (and) was not credible” 
Some interesting statements during the trial Sandy Shokar admitted to illegally hiring a Nanny without a valid work permit.
This Court Wrongful Dismissal case raises some major repercussions for untrue and defamatory statements made on Social Media specifically personal and business Facebook posts against the Filipino Nanny. During the 2-day trial, Sandy Shokar admitted the Facebook statements were untrue. Ms. Shokar stated the Facebook posts were made by her ex-husband Major.
This Court case is making Case Law and is the first in Canada involving a Filipino Nanny suing an employer for Wrongful Dismissal. More importantly, the Filipino Nanny won!
In conclusion, the Judge Howard report states “Accordingly, I find that the Service Canada Contract was breached by Ms, Shokar and that she is liable for damages for that breach.” 
Stay Tuned! Lots more Info to follow!