Employee Wins Pre-Trial Procedural Point on Pleadings

By Daniel Standing LL.B., Editor, First Reference Inc.  The Ontario Superior Court of Justice put forward several motions in a wrongful dismissal case, Kaminsky v. Janston Financial Group, 2020 ONSC Number 5320 (CanLII) via Zoom in August. The parties ended …

Alcoholic Employee Accommodated to the Limit of Undue Hardship

By Daniel Standing LL.B., Editor, First Reference Inc. The recent New Brunswick labour arbitration decision in Unifor, Local 907 and J.B. v Irving Paper Limited, 2020 CanLII 38613 (NB LA) tells the unfortunate tale of an alcoholic’s losing battle to …