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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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How unions navigate discrimination and harassment complaints between members

It can be extremely difficult for unions to navigate situations where a member files a harassment or
discrimination complaint against another member. Chris Donovan and Gabe Hoogers explore a union’s
responsibilities and the duty of fair representation in those circumstances.

November 24, 2021
Chris Donovan Gabriel Hoogers

Federal Court Sides with First Nations Children and Upholds Human Rights Rulings

In a landmark decision, the Federal Court has ordered the federal government to pay $40,000 to Indigenous children removed from their homes in the child welfare system and to their caregivers. Rye Dutton takes us through the Court’s decision.

October 7, 2021

National Indigenous Peoples Day: A Resource List for Lawyers and Union Representatives

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).

June 21, 2021
Kelly Doctor

How do I prove that my dog is a “service animal”?

The law is not simple when it comes to proving that a dog is a service animal. Kelly Doctor discusses how you can make sure that your dog is able to support you when you need it most.

March 1, 2021
Kelly Doctor

What to do if you are being harassed at work?

February 24 is Pink Shirt Day, a day of action against bullying. At Goldblatt Partners, our labour and employment lawyers frequently help clients deal with workplace harassment and bullying. In this post, we take you through some of the hard but practical considerations you should think about if you are being harassed at work.

February 24, 2021