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A Primer on the Teacher’s Strike Decision

A Primer on the Teacher’s Strike Decision

The big teachers’ strike decision is due to be released this week.   High school teachers in Durham region, Peel, and Ontario’s north have been on strike since  late…

Trump Hotel Employees Win Union Drive After Creative Campaign

Trump Hotel Employees Win Union Drive After Creative Campaign

There’s a good story in the Star today about the successful efforts of workers at Toronto’s Trump hotel to win union certification.  UNITE Here Local 75 is the…

Common Law of Employment

Summer Break to Finalize ‘The Law of Work’ Book

Summer Break to Finalize ‘The Law of Work’ Book

Remarkably, I have had many people comment to me that they’ve noticed I’ve been blogging…

SCC Revisits, Clarifies (Sort of) Constructive Dismissal Law

SCC Revisits, Clarifies (Sort of) Constructive Dismissal Law

March 31, 2015 March was a good month for me.  I was cited by the…

Sample Chapter from My New Book, The Law of Work

Sample Chapter from My New Book, The Law of Work

My new book The Law of Work should be out later this summer, in time…

Law of Work Blog Passes Million Views Milestone!

Law of Work Blog Passes Million Views Milestone!

January 29, 2015 Today, this little Law of Work Blog intended for students of labour…

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Professor Cynthia Estlund (NYU Law) Gives Annual Innis Christie Lecture

Professor Cynthia Estlund (NYU Law) Gives Annual Innis Christie Lecture

The 5th Annual Innis Christie Lecture on Labour and Employment Law was presented last fall at Dalhouse Law School in Halifax.  The keynote speaker was my friend Cynthia Estlund of…

Wilson v. Atomic Energy: Has the Court Read Out the Federal Reinstatement Power?

Wilson v. Atomic Energy: Has the Court Read Out the Federal Reinstatement Power?

Original Post: February 23, 2015 Last month, the Federal Court of Appeal issued a surprise decision, ruling that the “unjust dismissal” provisions in Section 240-246 of the Canada…

Guest Blog: Professor Lynk’s Top 5 Work Law Cases of 2014

Guest Blog:  Professor Lynk’s Top 5 Work Law Cases of 2014

February 3, 2015 Professor Michael Lynk’s (Western Law) annual “Top Cases of the Year” is a popular feature on the Law of Work Blog.  True, we are into February…

Fodden Award, Best Canadian Law Blog

2012 Canadian Law Blog Awards Winner

Awards For Best Blog by a Canadian Law Professor

2011 Canadian Law Blog Awards Winner

2010 Canadian Law Blog Finalist

2010 Canadian Law Blog Finalist

2009 Canadian Law Blog Awards Winner

2009 Canadian Law Blog Awards Winner

Award for Best New Law Blog in Canada

2008 Award Winner, Best New Law Blog, Best Law Professor Blog, CLawBies