Innovatio Awards celebrate in-house counsel, both individuals and teams, who have found ways to show leadership by becoming more efficient, innovative and creative in meeting the needs of their organizations within the Canadian legal markets
When: September 20, 2018
Where: Arcadian Court, Toronto
Event Detail: 2018 Nominations are now closed
Presented by Lexpert, the prestigious Rising Stars Awards Gala honours winners from across Canada and welcomes law firm and in-house leaders and distinguished guests to celebrate and network with others who are at the top of the legal profession
When: November 8, 2018
Where: Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Toronto
Event Detail: 2018 Nominations open June 4th
Presented by Lexpert, these awards recognize individuals and teams from law firms, academia, law societies and corporations that have made a significant contribution to the legal community
When: June 19, 2018
Event Detail: To purchase a table and explore sponsorship opportunities click here
The Ontario Court of Appeal has emphatically rejected “harassment” as a freestanding tort, at least in employment cases — but it didn’t close the door on the tort forever.
In 2017, women in Canada earned an average of $0.87 for every dollar earned by men, Statistics Canada has reported.
The end to abusive nondisparagement clauses in employment law releases is on the horizon thanks in part to Uber’s attempt to enforce the over-reaching arbitration provision in its agreement with its drivers.
Ontario’s employment and labour laws could undergo more changes in 2019. On Dec. 6, the government introduced Bill 66, Restoring Ontario’s Competitiveness Act.
Ontario courts could once again be asked to rule on whether workers are “employees” or “independent contractors,” a proposed lawsuit says.
A recent Court of Appeal decision gives rare guidance about how to apply the Employment Standard Act’s rules about mass termination, employment lawyers say.
A recent Ontario Superior Court decision shows the courts are still grappling with how best to determine what classifies as workplace discrimination on the basis of family status, say lawyers who represent employers and employees.
The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario said it was unreasonable for a woman to be fired after failing to give 48-hours-notice before calling off sick.
The Ontario Court of Appeal has ruled that an arbitration clause used by Uber in a delivery driver’s contract is unenforceable.
If 2018 was an eventful year in legal developments, then 2019 is shaping up to move even more quickly. This edition of Law Times covers a wide range of stories that indicate some of the trends that may dominate in the year ahead.