2018 Year in Review: Atlantic Canada Labour & Employment Law Developments
We can all make 2019 a success by building on the year that was. For employers, 2018 was a year of many notable developments in labour and employment law across the country. We saw Ontario enact significant legislative changes only to roll many of them back following a turnover in government; the federal government propose significant changes to its own legislation; the #metoo movement march forward; and the legalization of cannabis put its workplace impact in the spotlight.
Atlantic Canada experienced a number of its own legal developments that regional employers should be aware of as they plan for the year ahead. Click the image below to read our 2018 Year in Review, where lawyers from the Labour & Employment practice group recap notable legislative and case law updates from each of the four Atlantic provinces.
Included in Discovery: Atlantic Education & the Law – Issue 08 Clarence Bennett It is increasingly difficult to reconcile the rights of a student charged with sexual assault, with the rights of the victim, along…Read More
Included in Discovery: Atlantic Education & the Law – Issue 08 Jacob Zelman Striking the proper balance Public discourse around instances of sexual violence is at an all-time high. In the wake of the #MeToo…Read More
Included in Discovery: Atlantic Education & the Law – Issue 08 Nancy Rubin, QC and Jennifer Taylor More than ever, many of our meetings, classes, presentations and personal communications are happening virtually. With this…Read More
Erin Best and Giles Ayers Earlier today the Supreme Court of Canada released a unanimous decision in Corner Brook (City) v. Bailey. The case was successfully argued by Erin Best and Giles Ayers of…Read More
Joe Thorne, with the assistance of Stuart Wallace (summer student) In a bankruptcy, there is inevitable conflict between all manner of creditors with competing claims. Our federal and provincial legislatures have identified certain claims as…Read More
Included in Discovery: Atlantic Education & the Law – Issue 08 Lara Greenough In the recent decision of Longueépée v University of Waterloo, 2020 ONCA 830, the Ontario Court of Appeal found the University of…Read More
Annie Gray and Dante Manna The federal government has announced that the Pay Equity Act (“Act”) will come into force on August 31, 2021. It has also published the final version of the Pay Equity Regulations (“Regulations”), to come into effect on the…Read More
Sara Espinal Henao Nova Scotia is thriving. Having reached an all-time population high of 979,115 in 2020 and established itself as a start-up center and a top location for businesses, the province is poised for…Read More