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Thompson Rivers U. Law School is Hiring Labour/Employment Law Professor

Thompson Rivers U. Law School is Hiring Labour/Employment Law Professor

Rarely these days do law faculties in Canada hire new labour and employment law professors, so it is worth noting that Canada’s newest law school at Thompson Rivers University in…

Fay Faraday: Speaking on Migrant Workers and the Law (Halloween at 11:30)

Fay Faraday:  Speaking on Migrant Workers and the Law (Halloween at 11:30)

Fay Faraday will be presenting her work next week at the Centre for Industrial Relations and HRM at the University of Toronto, where I’m spending a lot of time these…

Three Important Industrial Relations Conferences Coming Up

Three Important Industrial Relations Conferences Coming Up

Industrial relations and work law is booming these days in the academy and the ‘real world’.  Hardly a day goes by without some issue related to our field being debated…

Walmart Workers Legally Strike in U.S., But Strike Would Be Illegal in Canada

Walmart Workers Legally Strike in U.S., But Strike Would Be Illegal in Canada

Have you noticed the stories this week about a series of strikes hitting Walmart stores in the U.S. This Huffington Post story explains that as of yesterday, there were strikes…

The Origins of the Requirement to Give “Reasonable Notice” to Terminate an Employment Contract

The Origins of the Requirement to Give “Reasonable Notice” to Terminate an Employment Contract

Ever wonder where the requirement to provide reasonable notice to terminate an employment contract comes from?  The answer might surprise you. The answer has a lot of to do with…

Doorey’s “Beginner’s Guide to the Charter and Work Law”, Version 2.0

Doorey’s “Beginner’s Guide to the Charter and Work Law”, Version 2.0

Back in 2010, I posted on my SSRN site a paper called “The Charter of Rights and Freedoms and Workplace Law: A Guide for Beginners”.   The landscape has changed since…

Are Law School Tuition Fees in Canada Still a Bargain?

Are Law School Tuition Fees in Canada Still a Bargain?

Check out this 2012 article, which lists the top 20 most expensive law school tuitions in the USA.  Here are the top 5: #1    Cornell:  $53,150 #2    Columbia:…

This Friday: Workshop on the Future on Collective Bargaining in the Broader Public Sector

This Friday:  Workshop on the Future on Collective Bargaining in the Broader Public Sector

I am Chairing a panel at this Friday’s interesting and timely workshop on the future of collective bargaining, and prospects for labour law reform in the broader public sector.  The…

Special Journal Issue with Papers from Oxford’s ‘Voices at Work’ Workshop

Special Journal Issue with Papers from Oxford’s ‘Voices at Work’ Workshop

A series of excellent labour law papers previously presented at Oxford University’s Voices at Work workshop has just been published in the new edition of the Comparative Labor Law and…

Osgoode Hall Law School’s LLM in Labour & Employment Law Set to Begin Again

Osgoode Hall Law School’s LLM in Labour & Employment Law Set to Begin Again

We are wrapping up the 2010-12 cohort of the LLM program at Osgoode Hall Law School’s Executive centre, and we’re gearing up now for the new cohort, which will begin…

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