THE CONTESTED BOUNDARIES OF JUST TRANSITIONS LAW

“In 2014, I was invited to join a research project funded by the Canadian government now known as Adapting Canadian Work and Workplaces to Respond to Climate Change (ACW). As the only …

The Classification of “Gig” Workers in Canadian Work Law

“The central legal conundrum for labor law when it encounters platform or ‘gig’ work is one of legal classification. The distinction between ‘employee’ and ‘independent contractor’ is as old as …

Thoughts on the Foodora Fiasco: Have Labour Laws Been Violated?

“There’s a familiar pattern emerging.  Foodora announces its entry into a new country with a flourish, runs into legal problems that question its sketchy business model, and then shuts down claiming …

What Recent Strikes in U.S. at Whole Foods, Amazon Disclose About Canadian Labour Law

“Non-union workers employed by giant U.S. corporations including Whole Foods, Amazon, and Instacart have engaged in a series of strikes this week to protest dangerous working conditions and low pay …

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