Once again, RSS rises to the Défi Entreprises challenge!

June 19, 2019 — Last Saturday, despite the gloomy weather and the threat of rain, the RSS team once again took part in the Défi Entreprises Montréal, walking or jogging over the 5- and 10-km courses. This event raised funds to help Little Brothers, an organization providing support to lonely elders, alleviating their isolation. The RSS […]

Employment insurance: Julie Forest secures a remarkable decision from the Tax Court of Canada

June 11, 2019 — Television production requires numerous workers, in different trades, whose services can be required for a few hours or several weeks. In all this diversity, what criteria will help decide which workers are insurable under paragraph 5(1)(a) of the Employment Insurance Act? Such was the question that was recently answered by the […]

RSS welcomes Julie Mekhael in its Insurance Law Practice Group

June 11, 2019 — RSS is pleased to announce that Julie Mekhael recently joined the firm’s Insurance Law Practice Group, where she assists with the analysis of cases and with researching and drafting of proceedings, written arguments and legal opinions. Julie holds degrees in civil law and common law. Once more, our recruitment efforts, based on […]

Sexual harassment at work: Ted Goloff co-author of an international compilation

June 11, 2019 — The International Lawyers Network announced the release of the latest edition of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: What Employers Need to Know, a compilation of brief descriptions of the rules on sexual harassment at work in some 20 jurisdictions. Theodore Goloff wrote the paper on Quebec legislation. The complete compilation can be […]

Cannabis and insurance: A conference by Benoît Chartier

May 27, 2019 — The still recent legalization of the recreational use of cannabis carries with it consequences on product liability, civil liability and, thereby, on home and auto insurance. Benoît Chartier recently spoke on this topic before Quebec’s Chambre de l’assurance de dommages (CHAD), a talk that was accredited as a continuing education activity.