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  • Superior Court Declines to Follow Trites v. Renin CorpSeptember 18, 2017

    Three years ago, the Superior Court of Justice released its decision in the case of Trites v. Renin Corp, where an employee claimed to have been dismissed or constructively dismissed by the imposition of a temporary layoff.In a statement which made the entire employment law bar do a collective doubl … Read more »

  • Caskanette v. Bong-Keun Choi Dentistry Overturned on AppealSeptember 15, 2016

    Last year, I blogged about a decision at the Small Claims Court which I found to be troubling.  In the case of Caskanette v. Bong-Keun Choi Dentistry Professional Corporation, the Small Claims Court determined that both parties contributed to the breakdown of the employment relationship, no warnings … Read more »

  • Where the Wilson v. AECL Dissent Went WrongJuly 16, 2016

    I posted yesterday about the new SCC decision in Wilson v. AECL, finding in favour of the consensus interpretation of the Canada Labour Code, that Division XIV of Part III has the impact of making not-for-cause terminations impermissible in certain cases.As I explained yesterday, there was a three-j … Read more »

  • Wilson v. AECL: Supreme Court Allows Appeal by Unjustly Dismissed EmployeeJuly 14, 2016

    This is a case that’s been generating waves in the Labour and Employment bar across the country, and the Supreme Court just shot down what had been a bit of an earth-shattering decision by the Federal Court of Appeal.First off, some mandatory constitutional law for context:  The vast majority of emp … Read more »

  • Fact-Check: Did Maternity Leave Really Arise Out Of A Postal Strike?July 5, 2016

    With the prospect of a postal strike on the horizon, I’ve been seeing increasing amounts of propaganda on social media, including this graphic (which appears to have been proliferated in connection with the 2011 strike):Seems to make sense, no?  I mean, we’re well accustomed to the idea that certain … Read more »