Posted in Employment Law

Ontario Government says, “Whoops!” Amendment to manner of calculating public holiday pay reversed

Effective January 1, 2018, Bill 148 enacted a new manner of calculating public holiday pay under section 24(1)(a) of the Ontario Employment Standards Act, 2000 (“ESA”).

After discussions with stakeholders, the Government of Ontario has passed a new regulation (Ontario … Continue Reading

Posted in Employment Law

The expanded scope of human rights protection: The Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal v. Schrenk

The Supreme Court of Canada has recently released its decision in British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal v. Schrenk, 2017 SCC 62, on appeal from the British Columbia Court of Appeal. This decision expands the scope of protection under Human … Continue Reading

Posted in Litigation

Kevin Wright, Todd Shikaze and Emily Snow author article on proving liability in Canadian price fixing class actions

Kevin Wright, Todd Shikaze and Emily Snow recently authored “On the ‘Level’ After Godfrey: Proving Liability in Canadian Price Fixing Class Actions,” for the December 2017 edition of Class Action Defence Quarterly. In the article they provide insight … Continue Reading

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