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Editor: Madeleine Werker


Character of Employment and Overtime Pay

  • August 08, 2013
  • Nikolay Chsherbinin

If a manager repeatedly performs non-managerial tasks, does it destroy the essential character of his managerial position so as to entitle him to overtime pay?

Employee or Independent Contractor? Actions Speak Louder than Words

  • May 15, 2013
  • Karen Jensen

This article focuses on an issue that arises frequently in the practice of an employment lawyer: whether or not someone is working as an independent contractor or an employee. A recent Federal Court of Appeal decision, Connor Homes, provides some clear and concise guidance on this issue.