October 17, 2013
On October 25th and 26th, 2013, the Faculty of Law at the University of Western Ontario, Koskie Minsky LLP and Heenan Blaikie LLP are co-hosting a Lecture and Conference on the theme of Rights at Work. All events will be held at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario.
The 8th Koskie Minsky University Lecture on Labour Law will be delivered on Friday October 25th, 2013 starting at 5:30 pm by Mr. Justice Thomas Cromwell of the Supreme Court of Canada. Before being appointed to the bench, Mr. Justice Cromwell was an academic and a labour arbitrator, making him one of three justices on the current SCC who have a labour law background. A reception will follow the Lecture. There is a KM hosted on-campus reception for law students who are in attendance
The 8th Heenan Blaikie University Labour Law Conference will be held on Saturday October 26th, 2013, with four panels of scholars and practitioners who will explore a range of issues relating to Rights at Work, including sources of rights, constitutional sources and human rights sources. Among the scholars who will be speaking at the Conference are: Judy Fudge (University of Victoria), Keith Ewing (King’s College, London, UK), Nathalie des Rosiers (Dean, University of Ottawa) and Brian Etherington (University of Windsor).