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Blog/15 July 2020

$85,000 Awarded to Victim of Workplace Sexual Harassment

McWilliam v Toronto Police Services Board and Angelo Costa On June 30, 2020, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (the “Tribunal”) release...
Blog/2 July 2020

Heller v Uber Technologies Inc: Supreme Court of Canada Finds Mandatory Arbitration Clause Unconscionable

The Supreme Court recently released its reasons in the much anticipated Uber case. In this landmark ruling, the Supreme Court ruled in an 8-...
Blog/24 June 2020

Termination Clauses Lose Again

Many employment contracts contain language that specifies what the employer must pay an employee when they end the employee’s employment.  ...

Recent News

News/27 August 2020

Ontario Divisional Court Restores Public Health Order to Protect Migrant Farmworkers from COVID-19

On August 27, 2020, the Ontario Divisional court released its decision in Schuyler Farms Limited v. Dr. Nesathurai 2020 ONSC 4711, an appeal by the Me... Read More
News/26 August 2020

Danielle Bisnar Quoted in Toronto Star Article on Order Protecting Migrant Farmers' Rights

Danielle Bisnar was quoted in Toronto Star Article on the recent Court Order protecting vulnerable migrant workers' rights.  A copy of the articl... Read More
In the News/25 August 2020

CUPW and Foodora Reach Settlement for Couriers

[TORONTO], August 25, 2020 – On April 27, 2020, Foodora Canada ("Foodora") filed a notice of intention to make a proposal (“Proposal&rdquo... Read More

Recent Events

Event/Aug 25, 2020: 09:00 - Aug 24, 2020: 10:30

Danielle Bisnar Speaks at OBA Public Sector Lawyers Constitutional, Civil Liberties and Human Rights Law Program

Danielle Bisnar Speaks at OBA Public Sector Lawyers / Constitutional, Civil Liberties and Human Rights Law Program.  This event will discuss ...
Event/Jun 25, 2020

Phil Abbink Speaks at Osgoode's "LTC and Retirement Homes in the Midst of a Pandemic"

Phil Abbink speaks at Osgoode's" LTC and Retirement Homes in the Midst of a Pandemic".  He will discuss  the many challenges faced by LTC an...
Event/May 21, 2020

Patricia D'Heureux Teaches at ETFO Course: "Professional Boundaries in the World of Distance Learning"

Patricia D'Heureux Teaches at ETFO Course:  "Professional Boundaries in the World of Distance Learning".  Patricia’s presentation focu...

Recent Publications

Opinion/9 September 2020

Burying Termination Provisions in Employment Documents can Backfire

  A recent Ontario Superior Court of Justice decision shows that employers, if they want to enforce harmful termination or forfeiture ... Read More
Article/28 July 2020

RCMP Must Acknowledge the Force`s Underpinnings

Policy Options Article `RCMP Must Acknowledge the Force`s Racist Underpinnings` discusses the racist stereotypes and beliefs that were embedded into t... Read More
Commentary/29 June 2020

"Unions Provide Essential Protection During Difficult Times"

 In today's Legal Matters' commentary, "Unions Provide Essential Protection During Difficult Times", Jeff Andrew discusses ways in which several ... Read More

Recent Cases

Case/13 July 2020

Foodora Inc.

On July 8, 2020, Cavalluzzo LLP (“Cavalluzzo”) was appointed as Representative Counsel of all individuals who were contracted by Foodora I...
Case/3 July 2020

Ontario v. Association of Ontario Midwives - Divisonal Court Ruling

Midwives Divisional Court Ruling

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