October 6 2020 |

Groundbreaking Decision: Supreme Court of Canada In Uber Technologies Inc. V. Heller

In Uber, the driver previously accepted Uber's standard form agreement. The agreement contained an arbitration clause, which required the Uber driver to resolve any disputes in the Netherlands. The arbitration process also cost $14,500USD in administrative/commencement fees, which represented most of the driver's annual income.

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October 6 2020 |

COVID-19 Employer Information Update #5 - Changes To The Employment Standards Code

On April 6, 2020, the Government of Alberta announced the immediate implementation of temporary changes to Alberta’s Employment Standards Code (“the Code”). The stated purposes for these changes are to allow businesses to respond to current public health measures while supporting employees’ connection to the workforce and their ability to access federal assistance programs. In addition, these changes are expected to provide businesses with additional flexibility so that they can remain operational during the current public health and economic crisis.

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October 6 2020 |

Interlaw Ltd. recognized with “Elite Law Firm Network Status”

Bishop & McKenzie LLP is proud to announce that Chamber and Partners Canada has once again recognized Interlaw Ltd. with “Elite Law Firm Network Status” in its latest rankings.

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October 6 2020 |

B&M LLP welcomes new partners

Bishop & McKenzie LLP is pleased to welcome Lora Lee and Kamil Y. Umar to its partnership.

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October 5 2020 |

Bishop & McKenzie joins Interlaw Ltd.

We are very pleased to announce that Bishop & McKenzie LLP has joined Interlaw Ltd. as its exclusive affiliate firm in Alberta. Interlaw is a long-established elite network of pre-eminent independent law firms spanning the globe.

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