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 […]
Kumail once again co-chaired the Law Society of Ontario’s 20th Annual Employment Law Summit on November 1, 2019.
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.
Mika Imai was recently quoted in an article discussing the merits and drawbacks of Ontario’s new sexual education curriculum, and the importance of having a proper, well-versed curriculum in place. Read the full article here.
Kumail was recently quoted in an article about the rejection of the freestanding civil tort of harassment and how it may effect how harassment is dealt with in the Courts moving forward. Read the full article here.
A proposed class action on behalf of Uber drivers seeking entitlements to minimum standards (e.g. minimum wage, benefits, overtime, holiday pay, etc.) under the Employment Standards Act (ESA) will be allowed to proceed before the Ontario Courts. The Ontario Court of Appeal reversed a lower court decision enforcing an arbitration clause. In doing so, the […]
Kumail was recently quoted in an AdvocateDaily article regarding the current Uber class-action lawsuit and its implications. Read the full article here.
Kumail Karimjee appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada on behalf of the intervenor CMLA to address access to justice arguments in Canadian Human Rights Commission v. Attorney General of Canada. Our oral submissions can be viewed here at 1:32:25.