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Littler lawyers recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2017

TORONTO (August 26, 2016) – Littler LLP, the world’s largest employment and labour law practice representing management, is pleased to congratulate Toronto Partners ... Read more

Canada: Ontario special advisors issue interim report on the changing workplace

In May 2015, the Ontario government appointed two Special Advisors to review the modern-day workplace and to consider whether the Ontario Labour Relations Act , 1995 ("OLRA") and ... Read more

Supreme Court of Canada holds private-sector federal employers must have just cause to dismiss non-managerial employees

Part III of the Canada Labour Code (the “Code”) contains unjust dismissal provisions that apply to private Canadian employers subject to federal jurisdiction. Where ... Read more

Offering statements for co-operatives: how much disclosure is too much?

By Ian Shewan Ontario co-operatives have a unique exemption from the requirements of the Ontario Securities Act . Subject to some limited exemptions, co-operatives that have ... Read more

Bulk Sales Act - repeal is coming

By David Street Less than a year from the 100th anniversary of its enactment, Ontario’s Bulk Sales Act (the “BSA”) seems set for repeal. On June 8, 2016 ... Read more

Meeting the definition of "accident" as defined in the SABS

By Leanne Zawadzki The recent appeal decision of Director’s Delegate Evans in Salamone and Aviva (Appeal Order P15-00072, June 16, 2016) considered whether or not a ... Read more

Don't get caught napping - limitation periods and misnomer

By Trevor Fisher Two recent Ontario decisions demonstrate the importance of investigating potential limitation period issues early and taking action from the outset. In ... Read more

Insurance for small businesses: prudent management of risk

By Peter Kryworuk As a litigation lawyer, I regularly see businesses facing serious financial exposures whether it be the result of a devastating fire loss, a significant ... Read more

Can you construction lien an airport?

By Brandon Duewel Government infrastructure projects are a large source of work for the construction industry. However, the lien rights of contractors and subcontractors are ... Read more

Catastrophic impairment: how to rate overlapping impairments

By Andrew Murray I had the privilege of acting as counsel in Allen and Security National, before ADR Chambers Arbitrator Alan Smith and again on appeal to Director’s ... Read more

All in the details: Ontario Human Rights Tribunal dismisses case based on “bald allegations” of discrimination

By Yola Ventresca The Ontario Human Rights Tribunal recently released its decision in Eamon v Riley’s Valu-Mart , 2016 HRTO 162 (CanLII). The case involved an ... Read more

Littler LLP lawyers recognized in the 2016 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory

TORONTO (July 6, 2016) – Littler, the world’s largest employment and labour law practice representing management, is pleased to congratulate Toronto Partners Sarah ... Read more

Cyber Liability: How to Respond to a Breach of Data Security

By Laura Emmett Despite being proactive and implementing security measures to ensure that your employees are trained and that effective security practices are in place, your ... Read more

Join Littler LLP for Its Canadian Legal Update – 2016 Webinar Series

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Who can you give your Estate to?

By David Waites Some people will ask: “Can I give away my estate to whomever I want? The answer is not as simple as they may want. The right of someone to be free to ... Read more

PIPEDA in the Sky: What Commercial Drone Operators Need To Be Aware Of

By Laura Emmett It is estimated, based on 2015 statistics, that the market value of global commercial drone use exceeds $127 billion. 1 With growing demand for higher ... Read more

Cyber Liability Series: The Risks Associated with Social Media

By Laura Emmett Social media forums such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram have provided businesses with the opportunity to expand the way they advertise and market ... Read more

All Together Now: The Business of Co-Songwriting

By Katherine Serniwka Whether you have written a song with a friend or a fellow band member, it is important to understand your rights as well as the rights of your ... Read more

Oppression Remedies May Be Lost Through Delay

By Carolyn Brandow If the affairs of a company are conducted in a manner that is unfairly prejudicial to or that unfairly disregards the interests of a complainant (such as a ... Read more

Baby on Board: Age Diversity and Boards of Directors

By Matthew Wilson Over the past few years there has been much discussion over the need to improve diversity on boards of directors, in both the for-profit and not-for-profit ... Read more

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