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Mathews Dinsdale expands its footprint in Atlantic Canada

We are excited to announce the opening of our new office in New Brunswick. We would also like to welcome new Partner, David W. Clark, to the Firm who will be based out of our Fredericton office.

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Ontario’s Top Court Upholds Termination of Unvaccinated Worker

In a recent case, the Court of Appeal confirmed that an employee’s failure to meet COVID-19 vaccination requirements imposed by a third party amounted to frustration of the employment contract. There was, therefore, no obligation for the employer to provide notice of termination or pay in lieu of notice. The Court confirmed the motion judge’s findings, accepting that in the circumstances, all requirements for frustration had been met.

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New Workplace Investigation Ordered Due to Procedural Flaws

On May 2, 2024, the Federal Court found that an investigation conducted into various allegations of workplace harassment and violence conducted by the Canadian Border Services Agency (“CBSA”) violated the principles of procedural fairness. As a result, the Court ordered a new investigation, using a different investigator.

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Mathews Dinsdale is delighted to announce the addition of its new Partner, David W. Clark to the Firm's new Fredericton office. David has practised labour and employment law for over 35 years and brings comprehensive expertise in providing legal and strategic expertise to employers. Welcome to the team


Mathews Dinsdale is delighted to announce the addition of its new Associate, Nicole Chanderpaul to the Firm’s Toronto office.  Welcome to the team!


Mathews Dinsdale is delighted to announce the addition of its new Associate, Kevin Sung to the Firm’s Calgary office.  Welcome to the team!


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