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Guest Blog: Lynk on the Top 5 Most Influential Employment/Labour Law Cases of the Decade

Guest Blog:  Lynk on the Top 5  Most Influential Employment/Labour Law Cases of the Decade

We are a decade into century already, which makes it a good time to reflect on the past ten years in labour and employment law.  Professor Michael Lynk, U. of…

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…

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