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Labour & Employment


Thursday, September 05, 2019 @ 9:38 AM

New labour and employment associate for DLA Piper in Toronto

DLA Piper (Canada) LLP announced that Brooke Stewart has joined the firm’s Toronto office as an ‎associate in the employment group.‎ ... [read more]

Thursday, September 05, 2019 @ 9:23 AM

Time to change ‘unwelcome’ conduct requirement in sexual harassment cases: UBC report Bethany Hastie, UBC School of Law

A report out of the University of British Columbia is recommending changes in the way human rights bodies look at sexual harassment cases. The study, written by UBC law professor Bethany Hastie, analyzes workplace sexual harassment decisions by the Ontario and B.C. Human Rights Tribunals from 2000 to 2018. ... [read more]

Thursday, September 05, 2019 @ 8:46 AM

CONTRACT OF EMPLOYMENT - Express terms - Remuneration - Profit-sharing

Appeal by RBC Dominion Securities from the damages awarded in respect of incentive plan compensation to the respondent employee in his wrongful dismissal action. ... [read more]

Wednesday, September 04, 2019 @ 10:46 AM

Ha-Redeye named Durham legal clinic’s executive director

Fleet Street Law announced that Omar Ha-Redeye has joined the Durham Community Legal Clinic (DCLC) as its executive director, effective Sept. 3.   ... [read more]

Wednesday, September 04, 2019 @ 10:38 AM

Administrative lawyer rejoins Pallett Valo as senior counsel

Pallett Valo LLP announced that Maria Tassou has joined the firm as senior counsel and as a member of both the commercial litigation and employment and labour practice groups. ... [read more]

Wednesday, September 04, 2019 @ 8:53 AM

Alberta Court of Appeal clarifies time limit for filing privacy breach civil actions Womanexamining

On May 13, 2019, the Alberta Court of Appeal clarified the limitation period for filing civil claims for privacy breaches. This is the first time the Court of Appeal has written a decision about s. 60 of the Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA). ... [read more]

Tuesday, September 03, 2019 @ 12:14 PM

Five new associates at Harper Grey LLP

Five new associates have joined the ranks of Harper Grey LLP. ... [read more]

Tuesday, September 03, 2019 @ 12:12 PM

B.C.’s Access Pro Bono holding free outdoor legal clinics

Starting on Sept. 4, 2019, Access Pro Bono will begin its 12th annual series of free outdoor legal advice clinics for low-income British Columbians. ... [read more]

Tuesday, September 03, 2019 @ 10:35 AM

Immigration an explosive issue in coming election Federal Election 2019

The 2019 federal election is expected to take place on or before Oct. 21, 2019. Over the next three months, as the parties prepare their platforms and promises, immigration will be an agenda item on the campaign trail. Whether it is a debate about total immigration levels, the Safe Third Country Agreement (STCA), or refugee backlogs, the parties have been jockeying for position and courting votes from Canadians, many of whom have immigrant backgrounds or deep and personal connections to the topic of immigration.   ... [read more]

Thursday, August 29, 2019 @ 9:39 AM

Workplace bullying solutions in a social media age handcomingfromcomputer_sm.jpg

Bullying and cyberbullying are very real and very modern problems in organizations. It’s Newton’s third law of physics, “for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction,” applied to the workplace. ... [read more]