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Tuesday, June 04, 2019 @ 1:40 PM

Stockwoods adds an associate

Stockwoods LLP announced that Emily Quail has joined the Toronto firm as an associate. ... [read more]

Tuesday, June 04, 2019 @ 8:41 AM

CONTRACT OF EMPLOYMENT - Enforceability - Express terms - Remuneration

Application for summary judgment by the plaintiff for damages for wrongful dismissal. ... [read more]

Monday, June 03, 2019 @ 2:54 PM

A law girl’s bump in the road Pregnant woman

I was so tired. I had made a ridiculous number of trips to the washroom. And I was late. Back in my hotel room, I flung off my gloves and coat on a chair and bolted for the bathroom, locking the door behind me. I laid out my purchase on the vanity and tried to read the instructions. Before I was finished, a pink line had already appeared in the window. I was pregnant. Sure, I had time to finish law school and even the bar exam, but then what? ... [read more]

Monday, June 03, 2019 @ 1:51 PM

Davies has new partner in pensions, employment group

Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP announced that Mark Firman is a new partner with the firm’s pensions, employment and executive compensation practice. ... [read more]

Monday, June 03, 2019 @ 10:53 AM

WRONGFUL DISMISSAL - Evidence - Constructive dismissal

Appeal by the employer from a judgment that found the respondent employee was constructively dismissed. ... [read more]

Friday, May 31, 2019 @ 12:02 PM - Last Updated: Friday, May 31, 2019 @ 3:15 PM

Nova Scotia to appeal solicitor-client privilege case to SCC: lawyer

Nova Scotia is turning to Canada’s highest court after losing an appeal to keep secret its privileged dealings with a former Crown who is suing the government after it publicly disavowed a controversial “sovereignty argument” he used in a land dispute with an Indigenous group. A lawyer for former Crown Alex Cameron says he has “been advised” that Nova Scotia’s attorney general will seek leave from the Supreme Court of Canada ... [read more]

Thursday, May 30, 2019 @ 2:51 PM

Langlois adds three lawyers to Montreal office

Langlois lawyers announced the addition of three new lawyers to its Montreal office, Romeo Aguilar Perez, Louis Lafleur and Gabrielle Turcotte-Fraser.       ... [read more]

Thursday, May 30, 2019 @ 1:21 PM

Restoring Ontario’s Competitiveness Act amends labour laws again Construction workers

On April 3, 2019, Bill 66, Restoring Ontario’s Competitiveness Act, 2018 (Bill 66) received royal assent. Amendments to the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA) made by Bill 66 have not changed since we first reported on the bill when it passed first reading. Amendments made by Bill 66 to the section of the Labour Relations Act, 1995 (LRA) relating to the construction industry, however, have been slightly modified. ... [read more]

Thursday, May 30, 2019 @ 11:40 AM

Don’t assume you'll be admitted to U.S. as a Business Visitor business_travel_U.S._sm

There are a few nearly universal requirements for someone to be admitted to the U.S. as a visitor. He must have a foreign residence to which he plans to return. He also cannot be paid for his U.S. activities from a U.S. source; this would compel foreign employees of a U.S. company to obtain work permits for simple meetings in the U.S. As described below, however, simply being paid from Canada will not guarantee B-1 status if the traveler wishes to enter for activities that disqualify him. ... [read more]

Thursday, May 30, 2019 @ 8:31 AM

The power of law | Jennifer Taylor

A story about free tampons can say a lot about what a legal system values. ... [read more]