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 […]
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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.
Toronto employment and human rights lawyer Mika Imai grew up with a passion for social justice but found herself at a crossroads after completing her International Development Studies B.A. Read more about Mika in this introductory 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 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.
This Wednesday, June 12th at 12:30pm, Mika Imai will be speaking at the Ontario Bar Association’s panel, Litigating Ontario’s Sexual Education Curriculum: Law and Advocacy. Mika was co-counsel on AB v Ontario (Education), a challenge to Ontario’s retreat to the 1998 sex-ed curriculum on behalf of an 11-year-old LGBTQ2+ student. Event details can be found […]