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Posts from March 2017

DeafBlind Ontario’s St. Patrick’s Day Achilles Event

Karimjee Greene LLP is proud to announce its sponsorship for the annual St. Patrick’s Day Achilles event held on March 12, 2017 hosted by DeafBlind Ontario.

By Karimjee Greene LLP March 13, 2017

Policy Statement Released by OHRC Provides Guidance on Medical Documentation for Disability Claims

Kumail Karimjee was recently quoted in an article outlining the types of medical documentation required when a disability claim is made for accommodation. To read the full article and the OHRC policy statement, click here.

By Karimjee Greene LLP March 6, 2017

Uber Drivers Claim They Are Employees

A provincial review of workplace laws could overtake a class-action lawsuit by Canadian Uber drivers who want the company to recognize them as employees. The recently filed proposed class action is the latest in a series of suits brought in various jurisdictions alleging Uber drivers are employees, rather than independent contractors, as the ride-sharing company currently categorizes […]

By Karimjee Greene LLP March 3, 2017