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David Fanjoy is building a legal practice in employment and labour relations. He works on a variety of files related to employment matters, providing advice to employers regarding employment standards, developing workplace policies, and handling wrongful dismissal and human rights claims.

In addition, David has assisted vendors and purchasers with the labour and employment aspects of corporate transactions, and is developing a practice in privacy law, providing advice to organizations on a variety of privacy issues.

Over his legal studies, David worked as a research assistant, researching a variety of topics relating to carbon tax policies as well as bankruptcy and insolvency.



Education & Admissions

2020
Called to the Ontario bar
2019
JD LawWestern University
2014
BA, Political ScienceQueen’s University

Publications

  • “Worst Trip Ever! Another Misclassification Class Action Gets Certified” (November 2020) with Paul Boshyk

Insights by David Fanjoy (7 Posts)

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Ontario to Provide for Temporary Paid Sick Leave

Ontario has announced temporary paid sick leave for all employees. Here is what employers should know.

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Apr 30, 2021
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Court of Appeal Affirms Decision Limiting Employee Equity Entitlements

Ontario Court of Appeal updates the law on post-termination equity entitlements and reiterates the distinction between employee and shareholder rights.

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Apr 27, 2021
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Does COVID-19 Favour a Longer Reasonable Notice Period? Another Court Says Prove It

Marazzato v. Dell Canada Inc. confirms that employees must provide actual evidence of any alleged “economic downturn” caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Mar 29, 2021
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Supreme Court of Canada Denies Leave to Appeal “Blue Pencil” Decision

The Supreme Court of Canada has denied leave to appeal the Alberta Court of Appeal’s decision to apply the doctrine of notional (or “blue-pencil) severance.

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Mar 14, 2021
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More Clarity About the Impact of COVID-19 on Reasonable Notice Periods

Iriotakis v. Peninsula Employment Services Limited is the latest case to consider the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on reasonable notice periods.

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Feb 17, 2021
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Court Considers Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Reasonable Notice Periods

Ontario’s Superior Court of Justice has issued a decision dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on reasonable notice periods.

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Jan 30, 2021
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Toronto Announces Reporting Obligation and Enhanced Measures for Employers

Citing rising cases in the city and increased strain on hospitals, the City of Toronto has enacted further measures to fight COVID-19, which include new requirements for employers.

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Jan 4, 2021