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WeirFoulds establishes Barnet H. Kussner Memorial Award with the Faculty of Law at the University of Toronto

WeirFoulds is honoured to announce that in the memory of our Partner, colleague and dear friend, Barnet Kussner (“Barney”), we have established the Barnet H. Kussner Memorial Award at the Faculty of Law at the University of Toronto. The bursary will be awarded to a fulltime student at the University’s Faculty of Law with a focus on municipal and planning law. The University of Toronto is committed to honouring Barney’s legacy and will match, through its Boundless Promise Matching, income generated by the gift in perpetuity.

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An Ounce of Prevention: Ten Questions for Employers to Help Assess their Compliance with Employment Laws

Employers have faced no shortage of challenges and obstacles in complying with employment and workplace laws and regulations, particularly given the rapidly shifting employment landscape and ever-changing health and safety requirements during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, while COVID-19 has been the focus of many employers’ recent compliance efforts, that does not excuse businesses from complying with all other applicable employment laws and health and safety requirements.