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Coalition of Women’s Groups  to argue for pay equity at the Supreme Court of Canada

Coalition of Women’s Groups to argue for pay equity at the Supreme Court of Canada

June 27. 2017 | Employment, Featured, Media Releases, What's New

June 27, 2017                                     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Coalition of Women’s Groups to argue for pay equity at the Supreme Court of Canada On June 22,…

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Bill 17: important improvements toward gender equality in the workplace, but not enough.

Bill 17: important improvements toward gender equality in the workplace, but not enough.

May 26. 2017 | Employment, Featured

Labour Minister Christina Gray tabled Bill 17, The Fair and Family Friendly Workplaces Act, in the Alberta Legislature on May 24, 2017. The Bill amends…

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LEAF and its Branch, LEAF Edmonton send a submission to the Alberta Workplace Legislation Review

April 27. 2017 | Employment, Equality Law, Featured, What's New

LEAF and its Branch, LEAF Edmonton, have sent a submission to the Alberta Workplace Legislation Review recommending improvements to Alberta’s Employment Standards Code (ESC). LEAF…

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LEAF seeks a new Executive Director

July 11. 2016 | Employment, What's New

Job Posting Executive Director Toronto, Ontario Closing Date: July 25, 2016 The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) is a national, feminist, non-profit organization…

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Johnstone v. Canada Border Services Agency, the Federal Court of Appeal (February 7, 2014)

Johnstone v. Canada Border Services Agency, the Federal Court of Appeal (February 7, 2014)

February 07. 2014 | Children, Employment, Family Law, Family Status, Gender Discrimination, Human Rights Legislation, LEAF Cases

LEAF has been granted leave to intervene in Johnstone v. Canada Border Services Agency before the Federal Court of Appeal. In this case, the complainant, Fiona…

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Honda v. Keays

Honda v. Keays

June 27. 2008 | Disability, Employment, LEAF Cases

This case involved a claim by a disabled employee that he was wrongfully dismissed from his employment by Honda Canada. LEAF intervened in the case…

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Health Services and Support – Facilities Subsector Bargaining Assn. v. British Columbia

Health Services and Support – Facilities Subsector Bargaining Assn. v. British Columbia

June 08. 2007 | Employment, Freedom of Association, LEAF Cases

At issue in the case is whether the British Columbia government’s Health Services Delivery Improvement Act (Bill 29), which voids equality related provisions of existing…

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Newfoundland Association of Public Employees v. Newfoundland

Newfoundland Association of Public Employees v. Newfoundland

October 28. 2004 | Employment, LEAF Cases, Socio-Economic Rights

In October 2004, the importance of LEAF’s work became abundantly clear when the Supreme Court of Canada unanimously accepted LEAF’s arguments in NAPE (Newfoundland Association…

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Lesiuk v. Canada

Lesiuk v. Canada

January 08. 2003 | Employment, Gender Discrimination, LEAF Cases

This case dealt with the constitutionality of eligibility criteria for employment benefits available under the federal Employment Insurance Act that effectively prevent part time workers…

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Miller v. (A.G.) Canada

Miller v. (A.G.) Canada

October 07. 2002 | Employment, Gender Discrimination, LEAF Cases

At issue in the case was whether provisions of the federal Unemployment Insurance Act, which result in the reduction or loss of regular unemployment insurance…

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