Please note, this is general information, not legal advice. Each employer will have different workplace policies, employment contracts and work environments which will affect their legal obligations. This is also a rapidly evolving situation. New government regulations and employee entitlements are regularly being announced. This summary is based on information current to March 21, 2020 […]
Associate Mika Imai provides employment law information in the age of COVID-19 — what to do if your boss wants you to self-quarantine without pay. Check out the Globe and Mail article here. Have more questions about the impact of COVID-19 on your workplace? Contact us.
By Mika Imai For employees with share entitlements, a big-ticket question post-termination is often whether the employer must compensate the employee for their shares and, if so, the timeline for the sale. Typically, the answer to this question depends on whether the Shareholders’ Agreement is enforceable in court. Most plans mandate an automatic transfer of […]
Mika has recently been quoted in an article dealing with recent changes to the Federal Labour Code and how those changes will effect protections for employees. Read the full article here.
Family status has long been one of the least understood and most restrictive types of human rights protections for employees. This is due to the legislative definition of family status, as well as the test for establishing family status discrimination as applied by courts, tribunals and arbitrators across the country. Turning first to the meaning […]
Kumail Karimjee spoke at the Establishing a Successful Mediation Practice seminar hosted by the Ontario Bar Association. Kumail’s presentation addressed strategies and tips in building a successful mediation practice. Read more about the Establishing a Successful Mediation Practice seminar here.
Kumail Karimjee was recently quoted in an article by AdvocateDaily regarding smartphones in the workplace and the impact they have on employers and employees. Read the full article here.
Kumail Karimjee is honoured to be co-chairing the Law Society of Upper Canada’s upcoming 19th Annual Employment Law Summit. The seminar will take place on October 16, 2018. More information to come.