Successfully represented a large hospital association as an intervenor at the Court of Appeal defending mandatory vaccination policies against injunction motions. Successfully represented that same hospital association in a similar matter at the Superior Court level.

Successfully represented a large hospital association as an intervenor at the Court of Appeal defending mandatory vaccination policies against injunction motions. Successfully represented that same hospital association in a similar matter at the Superior Court level.

Federal Court Approves $817 Million Settlement in Disability Class Action

Class action proceedings often end in negotiated settlements. Those settlements (which must be approved by a court) can be significant in monetary terms. In Manuge v. Canada, the Federal Court recently approved the settlement of a class action arising from the alleged miscalculation and underpayment of disability pension benefits for members and veterans of the…

The Ontario Bar Association: Employment Law Class Actions

As an experienced class action litigator and one of the program speakers, Elisha Jamieson-Davies will examine current issues and ongoing actions on misclassification. She will also discuss the development of class action cases regarding diversity, equity and inclusion policies and employer hiring practices.

2023 in Review – Key Legislative Updates

Last week we published “The Year in Review – 2023 Cases of Note.” This week we are back with our review of notable legislative updates from 2023 that we believe will be of interest to employers, human resources professionals and pension plan administrators. We also identify some legislation to watch for in 2024. Ontario Employment…

Ontario Court of Appeal Clarifies Transition Provision in Class Proceedings Act, 1992

Ontario’s class proceedings legislation was amended in 2020 and the Ontario courts have recently addressed the question of “transition” for cases begun under the “old” version of the legislation. In Martin v. Wright Medical Technology Canada Ltd., the Ontario Court of Appeal confirmed that there is a “bright line” between actions started under the Class…

The Year in Review – 2023 Cases of Note

We are back with our annual review of the prior year’s notable cases that we believe will be of interest to employers and human resources professionals. We also identify some cases to watch for in 2024. Next week, we will bring you our review of notable 2023 legislative updates. Cases of Note Employment Termination of…