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Sunday, November 05, 2017 @ 2:10 PM  

Appeal by the Association of Justice Counsel (AJC) from a Federal Court of Appeal judgment allowing the government’s application for judicial review and setting aside a grievance adjudicator’s decision. The AJC filed a grievance on behalf of lawyers working in the Immigration Law Directorate in the Quebec Regional Office of the Department of Justice Canada. The grievance was filed after the employer, Department of Justice, issued a directive making after-hour standby shifts mandatory for lawyers working in the Directorate. Prior to the issuance of the directive,...