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Serious insight for serious situations.

Beware talk of retirement…

I was chatting recently with a friend about someone we both know who was forced to find employment at an advanced age because of his financial circumstances. There was no doubt in our minds that our mutual acquaintance would have far preferred to spend the remaining years of his life doing something other than pounding

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How does “older” old age affect reasonable notice? Consider this trilogy of cases

Last week in our Employers’ Alert, we wrote about a number of recent age discrimination cases.  We also referred to a number of American cases, and we pondered whether there would be an increase in age discrimination cases given the aging of the Canadian workplace, but also the presence of employees who are older than

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Supreme Court of Canada to rule on expanding reach of mandatory retirement

Should individuals who are not technically “employees” be afforded the same protections as employees, even though they are self-employed? The recent decision of the Supreme Court of Canada to grant leave to appeal from the British Columbia Court of Appeal’s decision in McCormick v. Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP, 2012 BCCA 313 will tackle just how

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