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Legal aid lawyers push to unionize

July 25, 2016

Steven Barrett decries the "antiquated exclusions" in the Labour Relations Act; seeks to have Legal Aid Ontario recognize employees' chosen representative.

After sexual violence revelations, Canada must help restore confidence in UN peacekeeping

July 14, 2016

In a Globe and Mail op-ed, Emma Phillips looks at the role Canada might play, and the challenges it would face, in restoring confidence in UN peacekeeping.

Federally regulated employees are entitled to just cause protection

July 14, 2016

The Supreme Court of Canada has overturned the decision of the Federal Court of Appeal, which had held that an employer could dismiss an employee without cause.

Court of Appeal dismisses TWU’s appeal

June 29, 2016

Ontario Court of Appeal has held that the Law Society of Upper Canada acted reasonably when it refused to accredit Trinity Western University's proposed law school.

Alexander settlement approval hearing postponed

June 21, 2016

The settlement approval hearing in Alexander v. Ontario has been adjourned to give the parties more time for discussions.

Notice of Settlement Approval in Thomson Reuters class action

May 26, 2016

The Notice of Settlement Approval in the Waldman v. Thomson Reuters Corp. class action is now available for members of the class to review.