Information About Law of Work
- This Blog Entry is About the Lunacy of Employment Standards Exemptions (and it has alpacas, emus, and minks too!)
July 22 2019 (updated from an earlier post) It’s always fun to discuss with my Employment Law students the whacky and incoherent exclusions from employment standards legislation in this country. Try your hand at this fun game we sometimes play in my class. It’s called: Is this job excluded from ESA … Read more »
- Big Changes are Coming to Law of Work Blog .. Stay Tuned!
After 11 Years, It’s Time for a Re-Fresh… Stayed Tuned I started this little law blog in 2008. Back then, law blogs were a relatively new thing. I don’t recall any of the Canadian labour and employment law firms having blogs when I started. Certainly there weren’t any blogs written by academics i … Read more »
- 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 »