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THERE IS NO JOY IN MUDVILLE – (With apologies to Ernest Thayer, Bob Rae and Jack MacDonald)

Posted in Baseball, Collective Bargaining, Labour Law, Ontario Government

August 12, 1994 was the day that ball players last walked off the job or struck out literally in MLB.  That Strike resulted in the balance of the 1994 Season including the World Series being cancelled.  No one needs to remind former fans of the Montreal Expos about the details they have them painfully etched… Continue Reading

Kathleen Wynne’s Victory is Good News for Organized Labour and potential bad news for the NDP

Posted in Baseball, Collective Bargaining, Employment, Labour Law, Strategy

The victory by Kathleen Wynne at the Provincial Liberal Party Leadership Convention is a “Home Run” for trade union’s in Ontario. It now appears that among Ms Wynne’s first acts as Premier Designate will be to call the Teacher’s unions and invite them and their fellow travellers, such as  the  Canadian Union of Public Employees, … Continue Reading

The Female Bully Generation

Posted in Employment, Labour Law

Bill 168… Violence and Harassment in the Workplace has served to confused people. Particularly on the harassment side…many not sure what it covers, the majority of people have the capability of understanding violence…it’s the word and concept of harassment that can cause small issues to grow. Section 32: 32.0.6 : deals with having to develop… Continue Reading

Play Ball!!

Posted in Baseball, Employment, Labour Law

There are two things that were very prominent in my life since I was six years old, the law – I knew would be a lawyer from the time I could talk. It is my destiny.  It is who I am. I am a fiercely competitive athlete in a 5’2 frame.  I am incredibly good… Continue Reading