Uber Class Action Wins Right to Proceed: SCC

There has been a flurry of news about a recent Supreme Court of Canada decision released this week involving Uber and a proposed class action commenced by one of its Uber Eats drivers. Yes, the driver was successful in the case but before all Uber drivers in the province pop the champagne, let’s take a […]

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COVID-19 Updates & Frustration of Employment Contracts

Ontario has announced that the present emergency status throughout the province will likely continue through to June 2. Schools presently remain closed until May 31. The Province has also stated that the process of re-opening businesses and services will come in three stages. Stage one was announced on Thursday, May 14, and will take effect […]

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The Duty of Good Faith & Employment Contracts

The Supreme Court of Canada is expected soon to release its decision in an important case involving the duty of good faith and fair dealing owed between contracting parties who happen to be an employer and employee. Summary of Prior Cases The reader may be wondering what all the fuss is about, as employers have […]

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A Guide to Notice Limitations Upon Termination

Employment contracts are often an attempt by an employer to minimize an employee’s payment upon the termination of employment. There is no doubt that a company can create a contract under which an employee gives up their common law rights to wrongful dismissal payments. That being said, a few recent cases reflect how difficult it […]

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