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New Privacy Tort: Public Disclosure of Embarrassing Private Stuff
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • January 29 2016

Privacy law is responding to disturbing social trends on the internet. Last week, in Jane Doe 464533 v. N.D. (“Doe“), the Ontario Superior Court


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


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


Proportionality in Sentencing (Canada): White Collar Offenders Beware
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • January 11 2016

On December 17th 2015 the Supreme Court of Canada in the decision of R. v. Lacasse sent a warning to ordinarily law abiding citizens who commit


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


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


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


Appeal by Ponzi-scheme participant meets with mixed success in R. v Fast-Carlson
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • November 18 2015

Last year, we reported on the sentencing decision of Justice Danyliuk of the Saskatchewan Court of Queen’s Bench in R v Fast. In the lower court, the


Is the price of a consistent cup of coffee shared human rights liability?
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada
  • November 17 2015

Franchisors who place strict controls on their franchisees may also have to answer for their franchisee’s human rights practices. Product and service