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
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.
Thanks to the tech-heavy age in which we live, events seem to transpire at super-speed. That’s why, when we examine issues that have transpired in 2018, some can feel like they happened eons ago.
The federal government has tabled proactive pay equity legislation covering federally regulated sectors after three years of consultation.
A recent case illustrates to Ontario lawyers the need to overhaul the Employment Standards Act to improve access to justice. Why? Because the current legal landscape creates economic incentives to pursue costly litigation.