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Privacy Commissioner unreasonably ordered the disclosure of financial records to a rival union

August 23, 2016

The Divisional Court has overturned a decision of the Information and Privacy Commissioner requiring the trustees of a construction sector pension plan to provide a rival trade union with confidential financial documents.

Lawyers take union battle to court

August 13, 2016

Lawyers employed by Legal Aid Ontario are challenging their employer's refusal to recognize their chosen bargaining agent.

Order in the Court: How One Canadian Lawyer Tackles Sexism

August 10, 2016

Flare magazine talks to Cynthia Petersen about sexism in the legal profession and what female lawyers can do to address it.

Amendments to the Lobbyists Registration Act: How are trade unions affected?

August 07, 2016

Amendments to the provincial Lobbyists Registration Act, 1998 might require more trade unions to register as lobbyists.

Ontario Government Releases the Interim Report of the Changing Workplaces Review

August 05, 2016

The much anticipated Interim Report of the Special Advisors to the Changing Workplaces Review has been released by the Ontario government.

Ontario bans daycare wait-list fees

August 02, 2016

Nadine Blum and Kelly Doctor have succeeded in their campaign to ban daycare wait-list fees and to have daycare waiting lists administered in a transparent manner. UPDATED: Watch Kelly and Nadine on Global News.