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John Craig

Biography

Profile:

John Craig is a partner who practises exclusively in the area of labour, employment and pensions law. He provides proactive strategic advice to employers, and represents them in collective bargaining and before arbitrators, labour relations boards, human rights tribunals, and the courts. As a member of the firm’s International Labour Law practice group, John has regularly represented Canadian employers at meetings of the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Inter-American Conference of Ministers of Labour (IACML).

PleaseFireMe.com: A New Outlet For Employee Frustration

Malemployed? This question kicks off the popular website PleaseFireMe.com. Entertaining, funny, and sometimes groan-worthy, PleaseFireMe.com provides an anonymous outlet for employees who are frustrated with their co-workers, supervisors, bosses and customers. Posters leave anonymous messages describing their employment frustrations, for example: “Please fire me. My supervisor recently asked me to stop being so proactive.” Company…

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Reflections on the Fraser Decision: Six Weeks Later

It has now been six weeks since the release of the Supreme Court’s long awaited decision in Ontario (Attorney General) v. Fraser. The Court’s ruling that upheld Ontario’s Agricultural Employees Protection Act (“AEPA”) was the focus of the early reactions from commentators and the media, as well as our firm. As the days and weeks…

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