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Unsolicited: The Blog

The legal world can be tough to navigate – even for lawyers! But understanding your rights is the first step towards protecting them. That’s why we’ve launched Unsolicited, Goldblatt Partners LLP’s blog.

On Unsolicited, we’ll break down the basics on the various areas of law that we practice, and provide commentary on important legal issues.

And, because we’re lawyers, we have to add that these blog posts are for informational purposes only and are not legal advice. If you want to know more or need advice, feel free to contact us.

If you’re looking for information and blog posts on issues related to COVID-19, you can find them here.

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Canada Needs a New Sectorial Bargaining Model

Canada’s current model of establishing labour standards and collective bargaining has not sufficiently adapted to our present labour market. Mark Rowlinson discusses a model of sectoral bargaining that could enhance collective bargaining in Canada, and invites you to learn more at a Centre for Future Work webinar on the issue on November 28, 2022.

November 23, 2022
Mark Rowlinson

September 30th, 2022: The ongoing but worthwhile struggle for truth and reconciliation

Maria Lucas discusses how developments in Indigenous child and family welfare over the past year reveal the ongoing but worthwhile struggle for truth and reconciliation.

September 30, 2022
Maria Lucas

Can I receive workers’ compensation if I am injured while working from home?

With the rise of remote work or hybrid work, these types of questions have become all the more common. Gabriel Hoogers and former articling student Erin Sobat review the Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal’s approach to injuries sustained while working from home.

September 7, 2022
Gabriel Hoogers

When is it Appropriate to Determine Questions of Law on a Rule 21 motion?

Considering bringing a Rule 21 motion to determine a question of law? Melissa Sonneman-Samuel reviews the OCA’s most recent decision on the issue.

August 10, 2022

What can union officials do about harassment?

Union officials provide essential services to their members, supporting workers when they have issues with their employers and representing them at difficult times. But there are unfortunately situations where they are subject to harassing behaviour or comments. Ben Piper looks at the mechanisms available to deal with harassment in these situations.

August 3, 2022
Benjamin Piper

Where to Litigate Your Pension Dispute

Do you have a pension problem that requires a solution? In this final installment in the Pension Law Series, Sue Philpott outlines your options for having your pension dispute resolved.

June 22, 2022
Susan Philpott