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.
If you’re a non-unionized employee working in a federal sector job, what are your rights if you are dismissed? Here we set out a 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.
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 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.
Social acceptability is vital for the success of development projects. Natai Shelsen examines how proponents must take the concerns expressed by Indigenous peoples seriously and confront them head on.