Supreme Court of Canada allows bank overtime lawsuits to go ahead as class actions

March 22, 2013


The Supreme Court of Canada has cleared the way for two class-action lawsuits against CIBC and Scotiabank seeking hundreds of millions of dollars for unpaid overtime to go ahead.

“The Supreme Court obviously didn’t make any ruling on the merits of whether or not these employees are entitled to overtime pay for any of the hours it is alleged they worked, but by giving clearance they’ve given some acknowledgment to the fact that the test for certification is met a little more easily than the judges said in first instance,” said Alan Farrer, managing partner of Thomson Rogers.

Read the full Canadian Press article with additions from Advocate Daily here.

Share this


Related articles:

Landmark Trial Decision – Ontario Superior Court Rules In Favour of PS752 Victims

Read more
Sloan H. Mandel, Alex Mladenovic, Deana S. Gilbert

Thomson Rogers Secures Important Victory in Denman v. Radovanovic Appeal: Court of Appeal Upholds $8.5 Million Informed Consent Verdict and $3 Million Cost Award

Read more
Baker v. Blue Cross –The Ontario Court Of Appeal Upholds The Largest Known Punitive Damages Award Against A Disability Insurance Company In Canada

Baker v. Blue Cross –The Ontario Court Of Appeal Upholds The Largest Known Punitive Damages Award Against A Disability Insurance Company In Canada

Read more
Sloan H. Mandel, Alex Mladenovic, Deana S. Gilbert

Thomson Rogers Medical Malpractice Team Secures an $8.5 Million Judgment and a $3 Million Cost Award

Read more

Landmark Trial Decision – Ontario Superior Court Rules In Favour of PS752 Victims

Read more
Sloan H. Mandel, Alex Mladenovic, Deana S. Gilbert

Thomson Rogers Secures Important Victory in Denman v. Radovanovic Appeal: Court of Appeal Upholds $8.5 Million Informed Consent Verdict and $3 Million Cost Award

Read more
Baker v. Blue Cross –The Ontario Court Of Appeal Upholds The Largest Known Punitive Damages Award Against A Disability Insurance Company In Canada

Baker v. Blue Cross –The Ontario Court Of Appeal Upholds The Largest Known Punitive Damages Award Against A Disability Insurance Company In Canada

Read more
Sloan H. Mandel, Alex Mladenovic, Deana S. Gilbert

Thomson Rogers Medical Malpractice Team Secures an $8.5 Million Judgment and a $3 Million Cost Award

Read more

Stay Informed

Subscribe to receive updates on the latest news from Thomson Rogers as well as invitations to seminars, webinars and more.

Sign up now