September 17, 2018 Nolan, Ciarlo LLP’s senior partner, Dermot P. Nolan was recently recognized by Best Lawyers as the 2019 "Lawyer of the Year" for Corporate and Commercial Litigation in the Hamilton area. Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the "Lawyer of the Year". The Lawyer of the Year is selected based on singularly impressive voting averages received during peer review assessments of abi...
July 2018 By Ned Nolan and Mark Daly The #MeToo movement is a long overdue awakening which is bringing to light the prevalence of sexual harassment in our society - particularly in the workplace. Often thought of as a cultural movement fuelled by social media, #MeToo also has to function as a legal movement fuelled by intelligent advocacy, litigation and heightened legal compliance by employers. If #MeToo has taught us anything, it is that work
Dermot P. Nolan is a Hamilton lawyer and a former president of the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association. “Do you swear that the evidence you give shall be the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth?” That is the standard of truth that our courts expect of every witness. But it is not the standard by which the real story is presented to every jury. In fact, the whole truth is often distorted and concealed from civil juries by an elaborate and sys
The Law At Work by Ned Nolan and Paul Di Clemente By now you may be tired of hearing all of the arguments and rhetoric (and hyperbole) surrounding the minimum wage hike here in Ontario. It has been a hot topic in employment law circles this past year and we wrote about the pending changes in a recent The Law At Work article. At the risk of being repetitive, we feel the need to address the latest developments on the subject due to the recent
The Law at Work - Ned Nolan and Paul Di Clemente It looks like the minimum wage in Ontario is going up – and not everyone is happy about it. On June 1, 2017, the Ontario government introduced the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 (“Bill 148”) which proposes various amendments to the Employment Standards Act (“ESA”) and the Ontario Labour Relations Act among others. At the time of writing, the bill has not yet received royal a
Bill 148 - fair workplaces, better jobs act, 2017 Changes to the Employment Standards Act 14th Annual Employment Law Seminar Presented by: Ned Nolan, Nolan Ciarlo LLP November 16, 2017 Prepared by Paul Di Clemente and Ned Nolan Nolan Ciarlo, LLP email@example.com Introduction In June of 2017, Kevin Flynn, Ont
You’re Fired! Introduction to Employment Law Litigation for Law Clerks 2016 OTLA Fall Conference, October 27, 2016 Ned Nolan, Nolan Ciarlo, LLP Employment Law can be exciting and interesting. This paper will not be! It will not contain esoteric legal doctrines, articulate judicial discourses or juicy case law. Instead, it aims to read like a guide, an “Employment Law 101” for law clerks. Below I will introduce the basic principles in Employment La
Recent updates to the employment standards act, 2000 12th Annual Employment Law Seminar November 19, 2015 Prepared and presented by: Ned Nolan Nolan Ciarlo, LLP firstname.lastname@example.org 1 King Street West, Suite 700 Hamilton, ON L8P 1A4 *** There is overwhelming evidence that labour market conditions in Ontario are in transition. Today’s labour market is fundamentally different from that of the previous generation. This shift in conditions is cha