Table of Contents
Some days at work you might feel like you are surrounded by alligators. Employment law can help you out of the swamp.
Precarious work can have significant negative physical and mental health outcomes for workers. Can the law help them?
Peter Bowal and Aleksandar Gvozdenovic
As far back as 1845, the common law singled out danger as a proper excuse to refuse to follow the boss’s orders. Today, statute law offers some protections.
Jordan Rodney and Shaun Bernstein
Employers need to know that workplace bullying is never OK.
Our identities are often tied up in our work, so if we are fired (particularly with cause), our self-esteem can suffer.
Caitlin L. Butler
There are significant downsides that can result if a worker makes the wrong decision about his or her status.
Public interest standing is integral to access to justice.
This question usually arises whose enabling legislation provides standing based on personal interest.
In September 2012, the Supreme Court of Canada significantly changed the law on public interest standing.
Canada’s Asbestos Policy: Economics trump global health concerns
Human Rights Law
The Right of First Nations Peoples to a Representative Jury
Solitary Confinement is a National Disgrace
The Duty of Unions to Fairly Represent Their Members
Peter Bowal and Stephen Moore
Law in the Public Interest
A Famous Case Revisited
Marc Ribeiro vs Dragons’ Den
Peter Bowal and Johnathan Layton
Law and Literature
Cold War Casualties in the True North Strong and Free