News & Events
February 26, 2021
We are pleased to announce that Murray Gold has been awarded the 2021 OBA Pension Award for Excellence in Pension & Benefits Law. The OBA Award of Excellence in Pensions and Benefits Law recognizes exceptional contributions and achievements in Pension & Benefits Law by members of the OBA. Murray is a leading lawyer in the
Koskie Minsky Lawyers Huggins and Graham Complete Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board Investigation
February 4, 2021
In response to the concerns about racism and oppression raised by former Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) student trustees, HWDSB took action and initiated an independent, third-party Trustee Code of Conduct Review. We are pleased to announce that Arleen Huggins and Philip Graham have now completed this review. For more information, please click here.
February 3, 2021
Louis v. Poitras, 2021 ONCA 49, is the first Ontario Court of Appeal decision to consider the impact of delays caused by the pandemic on a motion to strike a jury notice. The decision calls on lower courts to adopt a creative and pragmatic approach to this unprecedented challenge to the civil justice system in
KM Secures Settlement for Employees in Respect of Severance Entitlements Arising from Bankruptcies of Quality Meat Packers Limited and Toronto Abattoirs Limited
January 23, 2021
We are pleased to announce that a settlement has been reached on behalf of the United Food and Commercial Workers Locals 175 and 633, their members, and certain other salaried employees in respect of severance entitlements arising from the bankruptcies of Quality Meat Packers Limited (QMP) and Toronto Abattoirs Limited (TAL). This settlement, reached on
December 23, 2020
Mireille Giroux and Katherine Ferreira will be teaching the Collective Bargaining Law Course at Osgoode Hall Law School, for the 2021 winter term.
December 8, 2020
On December 8, 2020, Arleen Huggins received the Law Society Medal. In presenting the award via a virtual ceremony, Teresa Donnelly, the Treasurer of the Law Society of Ontario, mentioned Arleen’s tireless efforts over the course of her career to benefit the profession as a whole. Through her work with the Canadian Bar Association, the
December 1, 2020
We are pleased to announce that, effective December 1, 2020, Lesa MacDonald has assumed the role of Counsel in the Pensions and Benefits Department of Koskie Minsky LLP. In her new role, Lesa will be taking on additional senior-level client relationship management responsibilities. She will continue her legal advisory work for clients of the Pension and
November 19, 2020
Arleen Huggins will be speaking at the 2020 WTS Toronto Area Chapter Virtual Conference on December 3, 2020. Arleen will be discussing Bias in the Workplace. The conference program includes: Positive stories about women making a difference in the transportation industry Gender impacts, planning and decision making The next big thing: identifying where women should
November 3, 2020
“Increased awareness of labour law could lead to more litigation regarding employment contracts for financial advisors”. Please click here to view the full article by Fiona Collie
October 15, 2020
Philip Graham will be speaking at IFEBP’s Conference on October 16, 2020. Philip will be participating in a panel discussion on “COVID-19 and Return to Work: Legal Implications for Employers”. For more information about the conference, please click here.