POOR ECONOMIC CIRCUMSTANCES WILL NOT REDUCE NOTICE PERIOD Canadian employers continue to downsize in light of the collapse of the commodities market.  Anglo-American announced earlier this week that it will terminate 85,000 employees worldwide due to poor economic circumstances.  1500 employees work for Anglo-American in Canada.  So one would think maybe in these extraordinarily difficult.. read more →

Weiler Law is very fortunate to have Gerry Massing become a regular contributor to our Blog.  In this article Gerry summarizes recent changes to the Workers Compensation Act that will have a real impact on your business.  I have known Gerry for almost 40 years as he and I locked horns on a file dealing.. read more →

UBC v KELLY — BRAR AND OTHERS v B.C. VETERINARY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION AND OSBORNE (No. 22) — DAVIS v SANDRINGHAM CARE CENTRE AND ANOTHER. Ever since the Supreme Court of Canada redefined the human rights analysis and most importantly the “duty to accommodate” (“DTA”) in 1999, human rights cases have become an increasingly large percentage.. read more →

Potter v New Brunswick Legal Aid Service Commission 2015 SCC 10 “[30] When an employer’s conduct evinces an intention no longer to be bound by the employment contract, the employee has the choice of either accepting that conduct or changes made by the employer, or treating the conduct or changes as a repudiation of the.. read more →

16 Apr 2015
April 16, 2015

WORKING WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS

Cases on ‘Good Faith’, Requiring Employees to be Shareholders, and more.  And, Are You Interested in a How-To Seminar on operating a Family or Friendly Business? Recently a lawyer friend of mine told me how elated he was that his son who had practiced in another jurisdiction came home and was now practicing with him.. read more →