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Monday’s Mix

Each Monday we present brief excerpts of recent posts from five of Canada’s award­-winning legal blogs chosen at random* from seventy recent Clawbie winners. In this way we hope to promote their work, with their permission, to as wide an audience as possible.

This week the randomly selected blogs are 1. First Reference Talks  2. Pensions & Benefits Law 3. Combat Sports Law  4. SOQUIJ  5. Clio

First Reference Talks
Maciel vs. Fashion Coiffures: pregnancy and employer’s continued obligation under the “Code”

The applicant, Jessica Maciel, was just over four months pregnant when she applied for, and was hired as a receptionist by the respondents, Fashion Coiffures Ltd. and Crystal Coiffures Ltd. The applicant alleged that she was terminated when on her first day of work she disclosed to her manager, Ms. Cinzia Conforti, that she was pregnant.

Pensions & Benefits Law
Pension Announcements in the 2016 Federal Budget – What You Need to Know

In the 2016 Federal Budget (the “Budget”) released on March 22, 2016, the federal government made several announcements regarding the supervision of federally-regulated pension plans, possible enhancements to the Canada Pension Plan (“CPP”), and reforms to Old Age Security (“OAS”) and Guaranteed Income Supplement (“GIS”) benefits. …

Combat Sports Law
Legal Bare-knuckle Boxing Coming to Florida?

Overshadowed by this week’s major combat sports regulatory news, the imminent legalization of Mixed Martial Arts in New York State, is perhaps an equally fascinating development – the potential legalization of bare knuckle boxing in Florida. For months bare knuckle boxing champion Bobby Gunn has been suggesting that a US State Athletic Commission was amenable to sanctioning a bare knuckle boxing event. …

SOQUIJ
Les Express : Traverser le temps

Quand j’ai commencé à travailler comme avocate à Montréal, dans les années 1990, je croisais souvent des gens qui lisaient le Jurisprudence Express (J.E.) dans le métro ou dans l’autobus. On dit même qu’on en trouvait des photocopies dans les toilettes de certains grands bureaux du centre-ville…

Clio
Why Lawyers track Generated Advertising Revenue

Different metrics should be measured in the course of marketing your law firm and used for analysis of business strategy, spend and law firm growth.Generated revenue is a meaningful measurement, key to tracing a firm’s marketing efforts back to tangible results, and is essential in pinpointing different customer types and where they found you. …

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