Author: Vanessa Payne
What are the limitation periods for anticipatory breach of contract and which party has the ball in their court? Ryan Newell takes us through the basics.
It has been nearly nine years since the Ontario Court of Appeal’s unpaid overtime class action certification trilogy was released, settling the law regarding the certification of unpaid overtime and employment misclassification class actions. Since then, misclassification class actions have become commonplace, with claims being certified across a wide range of industries and contexts.
Facing a criminal charge is confusing, stressful, and can come with high stakes. In this post, Vanora Simpson takes us through the typical timeline of events following your charge.
If you’re a non-unionized employee working in a federal sector job, what are your rights if you are dismissed? Erin Moores sets out Wrongful Dismissal 101 for employees covered by the Canada Labour Code.
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission asked Canadians to learn more about the history and legacy of residential schools and Aboriginal rights in Canada. In this blog post, Kelly Doctor shares a list of resources for lawyers, union reps and others who work with Indigenous people and peoples (or those who don’t, but want to know more).
Many workers want to sue their employers in court when they become injured or ill at work, but the rules of Ontario’s worker’s compensation scheme mean most won’t get that opportunity. Christine Davies, Gabriel Hoogers, and Simone Truemner-Caron explain why.
Dan Sheppard’s memo on the emergency powers used to respond to COVID-19 has been updated to June 10, 2021.
A court has struck down several crucial sections of the Ford government’s election finance laws. Melanie Anderson explains why ETFO and other organizations challenged the law.
In this webinar, Simran Prihar, Ryan Newell, and Gabe Hoogers reviewed the latest workplace law cases involving COVID-19.
In a recent win for healthcare workers, a labour arbitrator determined that she had jurisdiction to hear a grievance regarding the exclusion of nurse externs from the bargaining unit. A hospital could not rely on a COVID-19 emergency powers regulation to prevent the hearing from going forward.