I think I have experienced discrimination at work. I am a member of a union and have been told that because I am in a union I cannot proceed with a human rights claim outside of the process established in my collective agreement, is this true?
Breach of fiduciary duty justifies court's remedy for oppressive conduct
I was denied Employment Insurance on the basis that I was terminated for misconduct, what does this mean and what can I do?
Hear Ye! Hear Ye! The sky is (still) falling! A decade ago we sounded the alarms that the not for profit corporations world was radically changing.
Concussion legislation may be too onerous for some sports groups
I was recently charged with a criminal offence unrelated to my employment. My employer found out and has fired me for just cause. What can I do about this?
In my previous Legal Matters article on this topic I told you about how much Canadians get behind their charities (to the tune of $15.7 billion annually) but how some contributions to charity (services, directed gifts and pledges) give you less bang for your buck at tax time.
Canadians love to reduce their taxes by giving to charity. Canadian charities receipted a whopping $15.7 billion dollars in donations in the last year that such figures were published.
Judicial criticism of the Reid interrogation: a call for change
Neither judges nor juries are bound to follow theories of the Crown or the defence if there is evidence that could support a conviction on a different basis than that offered by counsel, Hamilton criminal lawyer Jeffrey Manishen