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Enforceability of Arbitration Clauses in Employment Agreements

August 16, 2021 By Brian Babcock It may be that not all arbitration clauses in employment contracts are unenforceable. The Supreme Court of Canada decision in Uber Technologies v Heller has attracted a lot of attention for declaring that the particular arbitration clause in the Uber agreement was invalid because it was unconscionable. At a […]

Relief from Forfeiture and Racism in Leasing

August 16, 2021 By Brian Babcock Racially tainted reasons to deny a commercial tenant a renewal of their lease can result in relief from forfeiture and an order extending the term of the lease for the renewal period, even without evidence of conscious racial motivation. The Ontario Court of Appeal has upheld a lower court […]