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Guest Blog: Professor Roy Adams on the Saskatchewan Decision Recognizing a Charter “Right to Strike”

Guest Blog: Professor Roy Adams on the Saskatchewan Decision Recognizing a Charter “Right to Strike”

Justice Ball of the Saskatchewan Court of Queens Bench issues the latest volley in the ongoing reinvention of the meaning and scope of “freedom of association”, Section 2(d) of the…

Guest Blog: Langille Asks Whether York University is Posting Illegal Internship Positions

Guest Blog:  Langille Asks Whether York University is Posting Illegal Internship Positions

The question of unpaid internships has attracted considerable interest recently.  I have opined to reporters who have asked me about this that I suspect there are loads of employers in…

Guest Blog: Ravi Malhotra on Exclusion of Disabled Workers From Employment Standards Protections

Guest Blog:  Ravi Malhotra on Exclusion of Disabled Workers From Employment Standards Protections

Professor Ravi Malhotra of the University of Ottawa Law School (and co-author with me and others on the Labour Law Casebook Group) wrote an interesting op-ed in the Winnipeg Free…

Guest Blog: Roy Adams on the Vast Potential of Ontario v. Fraser

Guest Blog:  Roy Adams on the Vast Potential of Ontario v. Fraser

The Supreme Court of Canada’s decision last Friday in Ontario (A.G.) v. Fraser has caused much chatter in the labour law community.  Given the Supreme Court’s propensity to write longwinded…

Guest Blog: Paul Secunda on Wisconsin Governments Attack on Unions

Guest Blog:  Paul Secunda on Wisconsin Governments Attack on Unions

The unprecedented attack on collective bargaining occurring right now in Wisconsin has made international headlines.  A very right wing ideologue Governor, Scott Walker, with big corporate backers has introduced a…

Guest Blog: Roy Adams on the Fraser Case and the Recent ILO Decision Finding Against the Province of Ontario

Guest Blog: Roy Adams on the Fraser Case and the Recent ILO Decision Finding Against the Province of Ontario

This is the second “Guest Blog” by Professor Emeritus (McMaster) Roy Adams on the Fraser v. Ontario decision (here is his first).  This one considers the  just released decision of the…

Guest Blog (Brenda Glover): Former Etobicoke Treasurer Explains Why Contracting Out Garbage in Toronto Won’t Be Easy

Guest Blog (Brenda Glover): Former Etobicoke Treasurer Explains Why Contracting Out Garbage in Toronto Won’t Be Easy

I’ve noted several times before how the Mayoral candidates (now just Ford and Smitherman) have said they will contract out garbage collection if elected.  Easy, peasy, right?  I have suggested that…

Guest Blog: Roy Adams on the Fraser Case and International Labour Standards

Guest Blog:  Roy Adams on the Fraser Case and International Labour Standards

Professor Emeritus Roy Adams of McMaster is one of the world’s foremost authorities on comparative and international labour law, and a leading voice for the recognition of labour rights as…

Guest Blog: Urminsky on CSR, Labour Rights, and Business Schools

I did an entry recently questioning how it is that Schools and Faculties win awards in Corporate Social Responsibility when they have little or no course specializing in labour laws…

O’Grady on the TTC and Interest Arbitration

Occasionally, I get comments here that are deserving of wider readership.  Here is one of those.   John O’Grady,  a long-time labour researcher and economist, with vast experience in interest…

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