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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 more than 80 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. Employment & Human Rights Law in Canada 2. Global Workplace Insider 3. Avoid a Claim 4. McElroy Law Blog 5. Timely Disclosure

Employment & Human Rights Law in Canada
Sexual Harassment in the Fundraising Donor Space – Part Two

Firstly, Happy May Day and Happy International Workers’ Day! This week we will be continuing our series on Sexual Harassment in the Fundraising Donor Space and exploring situations where needed donations or funding come with strings attached. If you haven’t read our Part One from last week, …

Global Workplace Insider
UPDATE: September 30, 2019 deadline for employer pay data reporting to EEOC will cover both 2017 and 2018 pay data

As we previously reported in our articles Employers with 100 or more employees must provide pay data to the EEOC by September 30, 2019 and New EEOC pay data deadline: September 30, 2019, following an April 25, 2019 federal court ruling, employers with 100 or more employees should begin to prepare to report pay data to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) by September 30, 2019. …

Avoid a Claim
New variation of the bad cheque fraud: Dog bite case using the name Eddie Barrington

A New Brunswick lawyer notified us of a new variation on the old bad cheque debt collection scam. This scenario involves a dog bite, and the promise of an insurer to pay a settlement for medical expenses. It even comes with gruesome dog bite photos that were apparently taken from a British newspaper story. As…

McElroy Law Blog
April 2019 Criminal Law Round-up

Doug Ford’s government introduced its budget this month, which included a 33% cut to Legal Aid’s budget. This move, meant to ‘streamline’ the delivery of legal services to low-income Ontarians, has been harshly criticized by lawyers, who know that it will have devastating impacts on access to justice. This opinion piece by Erin Durant and Sherif Foda emphasizes the critical role that Legal Aid plays in the efficient functioning of our court system. …

Timely Disclosure
It Stays in the Family – Dual Voting Share Structures for Family Businesses

For many family businesses, control of long-term direction and management of the family corporation are key issues, particularly during times of growth or periods of succession. The Institute for Governance of Private and Public Organizations (“IGOPP”) recently published a new policy paper that should be of interest to family businesses and their advisors in planning the capital structure for their enterprises: …

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