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 […]
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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 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.
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.
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 […]