This time last year, comedian Louis CK’s career was on top of the world. He had several television production deals in the works, his live appearances could sell out practically any venue, and he was beginning to take on dramatic film work as well. Then, as the #metoo movement began to gain steam, CK admitted to the truth of numerous accuser’s stories – that he had committed numerous acts of sexual misconduct and indecent exposure. CK’s career success came to an instant halt.
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My social media feed has been filled with stories about Harvey Weinstein and the sexual harassment and assault that has apparently been allowed to continue for decades, interspersed with mentions…
Stuart is quoted in this Metro News article examining the rights of employers to terminate employees for behaviour outside their workplace.
In recent weeks, Stuart has appeared twice on City News to discuss issues related to the Jian Ghomeshi situation, or “Ghomeshi-gate” as we have seen it referred to. In this…
We have done our best to identify the developments in 2017 that we think had, or will have, the most significant impact upon Canadian employment law. They are reviewed below, and as usual, we refuse to be limited to a “top 10” format.
While 2017 brought about sweeping changes to the Employment Standards Act, 2000, 2018…brought about sweeping changes to the Employment Standards Act, 2000. While 2017 brought about employer panic and confusion over the legalization of cannabis, 2018… continued to do much the same. For yet another year, we were treated to several judicial assessments of the enforceability of termination clauses, and we continued to see the quantums of human rights and other damages increase. In a sense, everything old is new again.