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2014 Clawbies nominations

Nominations are now open for the 2014 Canadian Law Blog Awards. Again, the quality of Lawblogs were amazing in 2014 and many are deserving of honours. However, we can only nominate up to three other Canadian law blogs we follow and read. This year, I concentrated on employment law blogs, so here are mine and First Reference top choices for 2014:

  1. Sean Bawden, Associate at Kelly Santini LLP, publishes a blog called Labour Pain. Sean provides articles and commentaries on recent court decisions and legislative developments on employment and labour law. The articles and commentaries are thoughtful, always interesting, well written and current. It is a good source to follow to keep appraised.
  2. I would recommend they give the award again to Youth and Work Blog published by Toronto lawyer Andrew Langille. The focus of his blog posts and advocacy work on social media tackles legal issues in employment law facing Canada’s young workers. This year, his stellar work did a lot for the plight of unpaid interns in Ontario, among other matters.
  3. Global Workplace Insider published by Norton Rose Fulbright is an international employment and labour law blog that provides interesting, timely, straightforward and thorough posts on legal issues of interest to employers, human resources professionals and lawyers around the world.

All the bloggers mentioned above provide real services to the legal, HR and business community. Good luck to all who are nominated this year.

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Managing Editor at First Reference Inc.
Yosie Saint-Cyr, LL.B., is a trained lawyer called to the Quebec bar in 1988 and is still a member in good standing. She practiced business, employment and labour law until 1999. For over 15 years, Yosie has been the Managing Editor of the following publications, Human Resources Advisor, Human Resources PolicyPro, HRinfodesk and Accessibility Standards PolicyPro from First Reference. Yosie is one of Canada’s best known and most respected HR authors, with an extensive background in employment and labour across the country. Read more
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