• An Important Supreme Court Victory for Wal-Mart and Heenan Blaikie
  • December 7, 2009
  • Law Firm: - Montreal Office
  • On November 27, 2009, the Supreme Court of Canada issued its decision in two cases related to the closing of the Wal-Mart store in Jonquière. That store had shut its doors in 2005 as the employer and the newly formed union were negotiating their first collective agreement. An employee then made a complaint alleging that by losing his job, he was being sanctioned for exercising a right arising from Quebec’s Labour Code: he thereby asked to be reintegrated in his employment...