Recent public appointments in Ontario have sparked considerable discussion about the processes used to fill public service positions. They also provide a reminder of the importance of fair hiring processes for all employers. Setting clear hiring guidelines helps employers to avoid scandals; advance equity, diversity and inclusion; and, just as importantly, increase the odds of […]
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On September 27, 2019, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice released a significant decision in Groves v UTS Consultants Inc, a case argued by Karimjee Law. The case is already generating a lot of discussion. The central issue revolved around the termination provision in the employee’s contract and a release. If found valid, the employee […]
Recently, Mika Imai argued a human rights case related to fight over Ontario’s sexual health curriculum and how the current curriculum effects the rights of many, many Ontarians. To read more about the fight over Ontario’s current curriculum, how it effects certain rights and, more broadly, the case argued by Mika Imai in front of […]
Mika recently discussed the Toronto Public Library’s decision to allow a controversial figure to speak at an event hosted at the library, despite backlash from opposing groups. Though the gist of the Library’s decision boils down to whether the speaker’s content could be identified as hate speech or not, Mika discusses not only whether the […]
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.