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Aug 08, 2019, 08:30 ET Second $80M employee class action lawsuit expands to include RBC Life Insurance Company

TORONTO, Aug. 8, 2019 /CNW/ - A second employee class action lawsuit has been filed against RBC, this time against RBC Life Insurance Company, also for $80 million, for short-changing commissioned...


Jul 23, 2019, 14:53 ET Joshi v. Allstate wrongful dismissal case affirms employees can speak to media about human rights abuses that are in the public interest

TORONTO, July 23, 2019 /CNW/ - An Ontario Superior Court judge has ruled that when companies are alleged to have violated human rights and when employee whistleblowers call attention to...


Jun 11, 2019, 09:23 ET Directors of companies that exploit workers may face personal liability, employment lawyer Andrew Monkhouse warns

TORONTO, June 11, 2019 /CNW/ - Employment lawyer Andrew Monkhouse is warning that employers who misclassify workers as 'independent contractors' in an attempt to avoid paying benefits, overtime, and...


Apr 23, 2019, 11:15 ET $80 million class action lawsuit alleges RBC and Aviva insurance companies short changed employees on commissions

TORONTO, April 23, 2019 /CNW/ - Monkhouse Law has filed for an order to certify an $80-million class action lawsuit against RBC Insurance Agency Ltd and Aviva General Insurance Company. The employee...


May 25, 2018, 10:35 ET Ex-President awarded in excess of half million dollars, plus extraordinary damages for treatment at hands of former employer

TORONTO, May 25, 2018 /CNW/ - A $1.7 million claim alleging fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, and unjust enrichment against an ex-President of Keddco Mfg. (2011) Ltd. (a division of Canerector) was...


Feb 07, 2018, 19:02 ET Ontario Court Finds New Representative Plaintiff Suitable, Certifies Class Proceeding against Deloitte relating to misclassification of lawyers as Independent Contractors

TORONTO, Feb. 7, 2018 /CNW/ - A class action against Deloitte involving document reviewers has been certified by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. The claim seeks compensation for unpaid...


Apr 18, 2017, 17:49 ET Ontario Court Certifies Class Action against Deloitte regarding misclassification of lawyers as Independent Contractors

Deloitte faces lawsuit alleging it misclassified document reviewers as independent contractors TORONTO, April 18, 2017 /CNW/ - A class action against Deloitte involving document reviewers has been...