Christopher Munroe

Gowling WLG

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Supreme Court clarifies requirement of independence of expert witnesses

Canada - May 1 2015 It is well-established in Canadian law that expert witnesses have a special duty to the Court to provide fair, objective and non-partisan assistance…

员工工伤致死,公司主管因违反健康安全法规获罪入狱 (corporate directors jailed for health and safety violations after death of worker)

Canada - March 31 2015 近日,安大略省一法庭依据《安大略省职业健康和安全法》及相关法规判决New Mex Canada公司两名主管渎职罪监禁25天。 两人及其所在公司当庭认罪。除对两人做出监禁判决外,该公司还需支付25万加元的罚金并支付罚金数额的25%作为受害者基金附加费。…

Yes, employers — employment agreements really work (even when they contain a glitch)

Canada - March 26 2015 We always recommend that our clients use employment agreements with termination clauses to define and limit their severance obligations. Often…

J. Geoffrey Howard

Corporate directors jailed for health and safety violations after death of worker

Canada - January 23 2015 An Ontario court has ordered two corporate directors to serve 25 days in jail for failing to take reasonable care to ensure that their company, New…

Unionized workers have the right to remain silent - most of the time

Canada - October 18 2014 “You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be used against you,” is a phrase familiar to anyone who watches crime dramas on…