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Posts from September 2015


Greene to Tap into Advertising Background for New Role

In an effort to give back to the city she loves, Toronto employment lawyer Allison Greene has been appointed to serve on the City of Toronto’s Sign Variance Committee. Read the full article here.

By Karimjee Greene LLP September 29, 2015

Greene Elected to OBA Labour and Employment Executive

Allison Greene has been elected to the Ontario Bar Association’s (OBA) Labour & Employment Law Section Executive for the 2015-2016 term. Greene, a partner with Karimjee Greene LLP, says she’s particularly interested in working on continuing legal education programming as part of her new role, and is already scheduled to co-chair two upcoming employment law […]

By Karimjee Greene LLP September 22, 2015

Employment Outcome Provides Useful Guidance

A recent Ontario Superior Court decision will provide useful guidance in “assessing the reasonableness of a restrictive covenant that appears in an employment agreement, but that was connected to the sale of a business,” says Toronto employment lawyer Allison Greene. Read the full article here.

By Karimjee Greene LLP September 10, 2015

Refusal to Reinstate Employee after Maternity Leave Leads to Donstructive Dismissal, Damages

Allison Greene shares her thoughts “Kelly Bray was a massage therapy instructor for the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy for nine years. She was employed for nine years. In her position, Ms. Bray taught classes, supervised clinics and supervised outreach programs. In Oct. 2012, Ms. Bray went on maternity leave…” Read the full article here.

By Karimjee Greene LLP

Webcast to Focus on Ethical Issues in Employment Law

Toronto employment lawyer Allison Greene will share her thoughts on ethical issues in employment law at an upcoming webcast program hosted by the Law Society of Upper Canada. Read the full article here.

By Karimjee Greene LLP

Swift Action Against Harassment, Discrimination Lauded

“Two companies that recently made public statements against harassment and discrimination directed at a CityNews reporter during a live television report should be commended”, says Toronto employment lawyer Allison Greene. Read the full article here.

By Karimjee Greene LLP

Employers Should be Proactive About Gender Identity Protections

The protection afforded to gender non-conforming employees in the workplace is a complicated and evolving area of law, and while many employers want to follow best practices, many are uncertain about what exactly they are required to do, Toronto employment lawyer Allison Greene writes in Lawyers Weekly. Read the full article here.

By Karimjee Greene LLP

Employee or Independent Contractor?

Allison recently shared her thoughts on the Employment Matters Blog. “The issue of whether a person is an employee or an independent contractor is one that arises frequently in my practice. A company that is found to be in an employment relationship with an individual who was treated as an independent contractor can find itself […]

By Karimjee Greene LLP