Cineflix Class Action

Class Action/
Jun 24, 2021
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If you work or worked at Cineflix as an employee or through your own corporation ("independent contractor") in a production-type role, you might benefit from the Class Action. If you have not already done so, we encourage you to fill out the form found below so that we can keep you informed about the case.

This class action is against the Cineflix group of companies, which together produce factual television programming in Ontario (and elsewhere). The claim alleges that individuals working for Cineflix who work through their own corporations and/or who are called "independent contractors", and those individuals working for Cineflix as employees, have been denied basic minimum standards under Ontario's Employment Standards Act, 2000, in the areas of minimum wage, overtime pay, vacation pay and holiday pay. The class action seeks payment for these items as well as related damages.

The class of people covered by the class action are those who worked in production, pre-production and post-production classifications and who worked or are still working at Cineflix.

Court Documents and Certification Hearing

The claim against Cineflix is contained in a document called the "Statement of Claim", a copy of which can be viewed HERE.

The Representative Plaintiff, Anna Bourque, has brought this motion to have the action certified as a class action. The motion is scheduled for August 24-25, 2021.

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