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What if I Don’t Want to Join the Club: Skepticism Rising on Mandatory (Public) Union Fees
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada, USA
  • January 25 2016

On January 11, 2016, the Supreme Court of the United States (“SCOTUS“) heard oral arguments in Freidrichs v California Teachers Association. If


Top 10 Canadian Labour & Employment Law Developments of 2015
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • December 30 2015

Back by popular demand, we highlight the ten most significant developments in Canadian labour and employment law in 2015: Supreme Court of Canada


Federal Court of Appeal Confirms Lower Court Decision on Meta Tag Copying
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • January 21 2016

On 18 December 2015, the Federal Court of Appeal in Red Label Vacations Inc v 411 Travel Buys Ltd confirmed a lower court’s decision that using a


To Arbitrate or Not to Arbitrate: Alternatives to Litigation in the Employment Context (Part 4)
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • January 13 2016

In this series, we have explored the costs and benefits of incorporating arbitration clauses into employment agreements, the enforceability of such


The Rana Plaza class action - is Canada the next frontier for global human rights litigation?
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • November 23 2015

Loblaws, Joe Fresh, Nevsun Resources, Hudbay Minerals, and Tahoe Resources. What do these Canadian companies have in common? They have been targeted


HRTO nudges open door to employer-requested independent medical examinations
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • November 27 2015

Employers requesting that employees undergo independent (or second) medical examinations (“IME“) can breathe a sigh of relief. Previously, such


“Winners” and “losers” in alleged Ponzi schemes: court approves bankruptcy trustee’s settlement with parties who did not lose money
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • February 21 2014

When a Ponzi scheme collapses, as with musical chairs, there will be some investors with a place to sit, while others are bereft of such comfort


Canada: judicial recognition of risk assessment, R. V. Michaud
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • September 29 2015

The Ontario Court of Appeal has recently released its decision in R. V. Michaud, 2015 ONCA 585 (“Michaud”). This decision is of importance as the


“Unfriend me”: social media, discipline and discharge
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • January 13 2015

It is no secret that social media platforms are changing the way we communicate, the way we inform ourselves, and the way we do business. In fact


Ontario divisional court upholds reinstatement after 10 years
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • September 30 2014

The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario’s decision to reinstate Sharon Fair almost 10 years after her employment was terminated has been upheld by the