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Guest Blog: Secunda on Regulating Captive Audience Meetings in the U.S.

Guest Blog: Secunda on Regulating Captive Audience Meetings in the U.S.

A ‘captive audience meeting’ (CAM) is a meeting which employers require employees to attend during working hours at which the employer passes on its opinions about some subject.  These meetings…

Guest Blog: Kevin Thomas on Historic Victory in Honduras for Labour Rights Activists

Guest Blog:  Kevin Thomas on Historic Victory in Honduras for Labour Rights Activists

    A hot topic in labour law and legal theory these days is the extent to which ‘non-state’ actors can influence labour practices.  Labour activists have been very active in…

Guest Blog: McKennirey on Reforming the Labour-Trade Linkage

Occassionally, I’ve been fortunate to publish here some very interesting original papers dealing with labour law issues.   Here is another one.  This paper comes John McKennirey, who has a very…

Guest Blog: Wozniak on Dismissing Employees

Guest Blog:  Wozniak on Dismissing Employees

     Last week I noted an interesting case out of Ontario called Stowar v.  Telehop.  That’s the case in which the HR Manager made an error in the termination letter, offering…

Guest Blog: Edmonds on Honda v. Keays

The Supreme Court has delivered a number of important cases on employment and labour law in the past few years.  One was Honda v. Keays, where the court revisited its…

Guest Blog: Archer on Pensions and Bankruptcies: Part One

Guest Blog:  Archer on Pensions and Bankruptcies:  Part One

   Sadly, there has been a lot of news lately about workers losing a lot of their pension savings when their employers pursue bankruptcy. For example, here are stories about Nortel…

Guest Blog: Cameron on the Absence of Labour Law Issues in the B.C. Election

Guest Blog: Cameron on the Absence of Labour Law Issues in the B.C. Election

A while back, I was surfing around looking for information about the upcoming provincial election in B.C.  As a former B.C. labour lawyer myself, I have vivid recollections of the…

Guest Blog: Morgan on the Federal Reforms to Pay Equity

I have mentioned the Conservative governments’ impending reforms of the Federal pay equity model in a number of earlier posts.   Last week, I querried whether parts of the proposed Federal…

Guest Blog: Rosenfeld on Controversies Surrounding the Magna-CAW Framework of Fairness

I have considered in earlier posts the issue of “neutrality agreements” in Canadian labour law, agreements between employers and unions that grant unions beneficial arrangements to improve organizing success in…

Guest Blog: Fang on Immigrant Workers in Canada

I have noted before how difficult it is for new immigrants to Canada to get jobs.  My colleague Tony Fang from the new School of Human Resource Management here at…

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