Special Lectures 2007

Employment Law

Overview

This volume represents the first Law Society of Upper Canada Special Lectures devoted exclusively to employment law since 1976. An accomplished faculty of senior lawyers provides an in-depth analysis of the pivotal developments in employment law in the last 30 years. This collection includes a comprehensive examination of the leading cases and a thorough discussion of the central themes in all areas of employment law. Special Lectures 2007 is an up-to-date, exhaustive review of employment law concepts.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: From Master and Servant to Bardal and Beyond: 200 years of Employment Law in Ontario, 1807 to 2007
The Honourable Mr. Justice Randall Scott Echlin (Superior Court of Justice, Ontario)

Chapter 2: Employee Status: Independent Contractors and Alternative Work Relationships
Allison Taylor (Stringer Brisbin Humphrey Management Lawyers)

Chapter 3: Obligations, Pitfalls, and Contradictions in the Law of Hiring, Negligence, and Performance Reviews
Peter Israel & Carita Pereria (Israel Foulon LLP)

Chapter 4: Employment Contracts: Enhancing Enforceability Through Drafting and Implementation
Christine M. Thomlinson (Rubin Thomlinson LLP)

Chapter 5: Workplace Harassment Law in Ontario
Soma Ray-Ellis & Matthew A. Biderman (Paterson, MacDougall LLP)

Chapter 6: Disability and Work: The Transformation of the Legal Status of Employees with Disabilities in Canada
Professor Michael Lynk (Faculty of Law, University of Western Ontario)

Chapter 7: Changing Employers — The Employment Implications of the Sale of a Business — Common Law and Statutory Rights and Obligations
Ian J. Roland & Danny Kastner (Paliare Roland Rosenberg Rothstein LLP)

Chapter 8: Employee Protection in Bankruptcy
Connie Reeve (Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP)

Chapter 9: Enforcement Restrictive Covenants
Malcolm J. MacKillop (Hodgson Shields DesBrisay O'Donnell MacKillop Squire LLP)

Chapter 10: Directors’ Liablity
Robert L. Armstrong (Ogilvy Renault LLP)

Chapter 11: The Evolution of Inducement
Brian A. Grosman, Q.C. & R. Mark Fletcher (Grosman, Grosman & Gale LLP)

Chapter 12: Just Cause: The Capital Punishment of Employment Law
Matthew L.O. Certosimo (Borden Ladner Gervais LLP)

Chapter 13: Ancillary Claims for Damages in Employment Law
Robert L. Colsen & A. Jane Milburn (Teplitsky, Colson LLP)

Chapter 14: Anticipatory Breach in the Employment Context
Mary Beth Currie (Bennett Jones LLP)

Chapter 15: A Remedy for the Abused Employee: The Evolution of the Law of Contructive Dismissal
Janice Rubin & James Heeney (Rubin Thomlinson LLP)

Chapter 16: Privacy in the Workplace
Barry A. Kuretzky & Monty Verlint (Kuretzky Vassos LLP)

Chapter 17: Class Actions in Employment Law
Michael D. Wright (Cavalluzzo Hayes Shilton McIntyre & Cornish LLP)

Chapter 18: Risk Management, Communication with Clients, and Documentation
Larry A. Banack & Nancy M. Shapiro (Koskie Minsky LLP)

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