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"CCAA: The Ultimate Restructure"

Jurisdiction: - Canada/Federal

Ontario labour and employment lawyer Janice B. Payne has written a paper entitled "CCAA: The Ultimate Restructure" (September 21, 2009). The first part of the paper provides an overview of the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act ("CCAA").

The second part of the paper focuses on employment issues under the CCAA and specifically addresses:  read more »

"Class Action Lawsuits and Employment Law: What You Need to Know"

A lawyer in Ontario at Blaney McMurtry LLP has written a paper entitled "Class Action Lawsuits and Employment Law: What You Need to Know".

"Loss of Employment and the Effect on Permanent Resident Applications"

A lawyer at Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP presented a paper entitled "Loss of
Employment and the Effect on Permanent Resident Applications
" at a September 16, 2009 CLE conference in Vancouver on immigration law called Working Your Way Into Canada - 2009.

"Periodic Criminal Record Checks May Infringe Privacy Right"

"Periodic Criminal Record Checks May Infringe Privacy Right" is the title of the most recent labour and employment newsletter from Vancouver law firm Bull, Housser & Tupper. You can read it here.  

"Canadian Privacy Legislation and the Cross Border Transfer of Employee Data"

Candice Teitlebaum has written a paper on "Canadian Privacy Legislation and the Cross Border Transfer of Employee Data" (undated). Ms. Teitlebaum is a lawyer at Aird & Berlis LLP in Ontario.

"The Law of Trade Secrets in Quebec and Canada: A Pragmatic Approach"

Jurisdiction: - Quebec

Quebec lawyers Julie Desrosiers & Marc-André Nadon have written a paper entitled, "The Law of Trade Secrets in Quebec and Canada: A Pragmatic Approach" (undated). The paper is undated, but based on the citations was written in 2008 or later.

The subject matter of the paper is described as follows:  read more »

"Restrictive Covenants and Non-Competition Clauses in the Employment Context"

"Restrictive Covenants and Non-Competition Clauses in the Employment Context" (June 2009) is the title of a paper prepared by Simon Margolis, with the assistance of Emily Lapper.  Mr. Margolis is a lawyer at Bull Housser Tupper in Vancouver.

"Director and Officer Liability in Insolvent Circumstances"

Vancouver lawyer Aaron B. Singer has written a paper on, "Director and Officer Liability in Insolvent Circumstances".

The paper addresses, "the potential liabilities of directors and officers, examine director and officer liability insurance, and discuss possible ways that directors can limit their potential personal liability during insolvency." Of particular note, it reviews the applicable employment law statutes and pension and employment insurance law statutes.

"Employment in Tough Times - Interplay Between Employment and Insolvency"

Richard Press, a lawyer at Davis LLP co-authored a paper entitled "Employment in Tough Times - Interplay Between Employment and Insolvency" for the Employment Law Conference - 2009 CLE in Vancouver.