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.
With flu season in full swing, many employees can expect to miss work due to illness. Do the Ontario Human Rights Code (the “Code”) provisions prohibiting discrimination on the ground of disability provide any protection to an employee with the flu? What if the employee has bronchitis, strep throat, measles, or pneumonia? The short answer […]
One small non-profit has found a way to provide housing for the chronically homeless, but it has to get innovative to cut through the Toronto bureaucracy’s red tape. Read the full article here.
Kumail Karimjee spoke at the 15th Annual Current Issues in Employment Law hosted by the Ontario Bar Association. Kumail’s presentation addressed strategies for managing professionalism challenges in employment mediation. The seminar took place on May 4, 2017. See full program agenda here.
Kumail Karimjee was recently quoted in an Ontario Bar Association article by Mitchell Rose regarding the migration of some lawyers towards a mediation practice, and the benefits of such a practice. You can find the full article here.