As this New Year arrived, so too did new hope for Toronto Uber drivers seeking certification for their class action alleging they are, in fact, employees of Uber and correspondingly entitled to minimum standards (e.g. minimum wage, benefits, overtime, holiday pay, etc.) under the Employment Standards Act (ESA) Uber’s position is that it does not […]
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.
We are proud to sponsor the annual St. Patrick’s Day Achilles event held on March 12, 2017 hosted by DeafBlind Ontario.
Kumail wrote an article for The Lawyer’s Weekly about the challenges associated with matching a mediator to a dispute. There is considerable diversity in the way that mediation is practiced. There is a range of styles, techniques and approaches used. Greater transparency about style and participation by parties in the design of the mediation process […]
Kumail recently spoke at the HRPA COnference about mental health and the duty to accommodate.
Kumail recently spoke at the 2015 ONPHA Conference about general human rights related issues, as well as employees and accommodations.
Kumail Karimjee recently wrote an article for The Lawyer’s Weekly regarding the potential for employees to assert frustration of contract. Read the full article here.