News 4th China Jiangsu Conference for International Technology Transfer and Commercialization

Sean Zhang is participating in the 4th China Jiangsu Conference for International Technology Transfer and Commercialization, including B2B meetings and site visits in Shanghai, Nanjing, Suzhou and surrounding cities.

Federal Court of Appeal: Childcare triggers Duty to Accommodate Family Status in the Workplace
The law regarding the duty of employers to accommodate the family-related needs of employees has been evolving over the past few years. Courts and tribunals have grappled with where the balance lies between family and work obligations; and where the duty to accommodate begins. On May 2, 2014, the...
Permitted Lay-Offs: Can You Let Them Go?
When going about the decision to lay-off an employee, it is important that you are aware of your rights to ensure the lay-off is valid and cannot be determined to be a termination by the courts. Ontario courts have consistently found that an employer cannot lay-off an employee unless there is an...
Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation – Application to Charities and Not-For-Profit Organizations
Canada is one of the last developed nations to enact anti-spam legislation however, effective July 1, 2014, that is no longer going to be the case when the law commonly referred to as Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (“CASL”) will come into force. CASL is intended to promote efficiency in the...