Information About Law of Work
- Congratulations to Queens Professor Bradley Weinberg Who Takes Home the Law of Work Award
A couple of years ago, I offered to sponsor an annual Law of Work Award that would be awarded to the best paper submitted for the Canadian Industrial Relations Association conference that relates to the law of work and is written by a student or non-tenured faculty member. The Award comes with a pr … Read more »
- Is Alberta’s UCP Party Importing American Style Union Dues Laws?
April 23 2019 Is Alberta’s Newly Elected United Conservative Party Looking to the U.S. for Inspiration on Union Dues Law? Last week the people of Alberta elected the right-wing United Conservative Party (UCP)to a majority government, ending the one term reign of the left of centre New Democratic Par … Read more »
- Bill 66: How Politicians Exploit Power in Shaping Employment Standards
April 3 2019 This week the Ontario Conservative government passed Bill 66, with the typical silly name “Restoring Ontario’s Competitiveness Act, 2019″. This is an omnibus bill that amends a bunch of legislation spanning a dozen different ministries, including the Ministry of Labour. This post con … Read more »
- Real Pleadings: Explosive Lawsuit Alleging Systemic Discrimination in Public Service
A Toronto Star story today describes an interesting lawsuit filed by two women employed in the Ontario public service who allege a pattern of systemic discrimination against black employees dating back years. Here is the plaintiff’s statement of claim. It is an interesting read. The lawsuit alleges … Read more »
- Real Pleadings: General Motor’s Successful Illegal Strike Application Against Unifor
February 26 2019 The Ontario Labour Relations Board issued a “bottom line” decision today ruling that Unifor and some of its officials acted unlawfully by engaging in an illegal strike and “procuring” an unlawful strike at GM in Oshawa and at two GM suppliers in Whitby, Inteva and Leer. Here are the … Read more »
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