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"Accounting for Pensions: Addressing Employees’ Pension Entitlements in Wrongful Dismissal Litigation & Settlement Negotiations"

Mitch Frazer and Tara Sastri from Torys LLP presented a paper on "Accounting for Pensions: Addressing Employees' Pension Entitlements in Wrongful Dismissal Litigation and Settlement Negotiations" at the Ontario Bar Association CLE - 8th Annual Current Issues in Employment Law (February 25, 2009).

The Precis of the paper is as follows:  read more »

"Executive Employment Terminations"

Jurisdiction: - Alberta

Lawyers Brian Thiessen and Scott Sweatman, at the Calgary office of Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, have written a paper on "Executive Employment Terminations" (May 28, 2008). The paper focuses on issues pertaining to: (1) Stock Options; (2) Bonuses; and (3) Pension Entitlements.

"Strategies for Dealing with an Early Retirement Package"

"Strategies for Dealing with an Early Retirement Package" (January 2008) is the title of an article by Jennifer Jackson, an Investment Advisor at CIBC Wood Gundy.

Why Employee and Retiree Class Actions Get Started and What Happens When They Do?

Lawyers at Cavalluzzo Hayes Shilton McIntyre & Cornish LLP had written a paper entitled. "Why Employee and Retiree Class Actions Get Started and What Happens When They Do?". Among other cases, it reviews the status of the Webb v. K-Mart wrongful dismissal class action that was certified in 1999.

You can find the paper at the link below.

The Canada Revenue Agency's "Employers Guide - Payroll Deductions and Remittances"

The Canada Revenue Agency's "Employers Guide - Payroll Deductions and Remittances" is a very useful resource for payroll adminsitrators. 

"Pension and Benefits Implications of Abolishing Mandatory Retirement: The Legal Perspective"

Jurisdiction: - Ontario

Randy V. Bauslaugh has written a paper entitled, "Pension and Benefits Implications of Abolishing Mandatory Retirement: The Legal Perspective" (November 24, 2005).

Mr. Bauslaugh is a lawyer at Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP. The paper was written for Osgoode Hall Law School Professional Development.

"Pension Issues In Business Transactions"

Randy V. Bauslaugh at Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP has prepared a paper on "Pension Issues In Business Transactions: Regulatory and Legal Framework Relating to Sale of Business Transactions and Plan Reorganizations" (October 19, 2005).

The Introduction of the paper provides:

This paper is one in a series of three papers focussing on major legal considerations affecting pensions in a business reorganization and outlines the legal framework within which strategic decisions must be made. As such, it provides a general overview of pension standards legislation and policies and identifies the more important case law affecting pensions in business transactions. It does not deal with other legal issues which may be relevant such as collective bargaining or other employ-ment or labour law considerations. The other papers will provide a more strategic analysis of key issues arising out of recent regulatory and case law developments.

"Mergers and Acquisitions: Identifying and Addressing Pension and Benefit Legal Risks"

Jurisdiction: - British Columbia - Ontario

Ken Burns, a Lawyer at Lawson Lundell LLP in Vancouver, has written a paper on "Mergers and Acquisitions: Identifying and Addressing Pension and Benefit Legal Risks" (April 18, 2005). The Table of Contents is as follows:

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Important Pension Considerations for Employment Law Practitioners

Dan Gleadle, at TevlinGleadle in Vancouver, has written a paper entitled, "Important Pension Considerations for Employment Law Practitioners" (April 2003).

The paper was written for the 2003 Employment Law Conference CLE in British Columbia. Mr. Gleadle has appended sample pension benefits statements to the paper.

You can find the paper at the link below.