Contracts and Covid-19

Understand obligations during pandemic disruption As Covid-19 continues its rapid spread throughout the globe, it brings with it unprecedented disruption to every aspect of our...

Blood from a stone

Three ways the law helps with collection The last thing a creditor would want, after spending significant time and money in suing a debtor, is...

Liability clauses

Understand risks and benefits Businesses routinely use or, knowingly or unknowingly, sign contracts that contain some form of an exclusion or limitation of liability clause....

Social media

A new workplace policy to enforce Joe Figliomeni Social media has had a profound...

Secret recordings

Proactive workplace policies make sense Joe Figliomeni The proliferation of mobile devices and related...

Your will(s)

When and why to have more than one Sabrina Gismondi In some Canadian jurisdictions,...

Must employers accommodate medical cannabis? Maybe not

The emphasis is in “may not”, or at least that is the conclusion reached by a court in Newfoundland. In International Brotherhood Lower Churchill...

Employee resignations

Not all legal obligations are on employers A resignation can be emotionally charged, so it helps to be reminded of the consequences of saying or...

It gets personal

Duties and liabilities of directors and officers It is a common misconception that if you are a director or officer of a private corporation you...

Workplace investigations

More common, and must be done right Investigations into claims of employee misconduct were once reserved for the most serious and complicated allegations of wrongdoing involving a...
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