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Category: Class actions

Employment class actions in Ontario: Where are we now and where are we headed?

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.

July 7, 2021
Joshua Mandryk Jody Brown

The Grenville Christian College decision: Establishing systemic negligence in class action trials

The Ontario Superior Court recently held that an institution was systemically negligent while relying on relatively narrow evidence from select class members. In this blog post, Jody Brown and Erin Sobat review what kind of evidence is necessary to establish systemic negligence in class action trials.

February 25, 2021
Jody Brown