Lawsuits

Even With Dov Charney Gone, I Won't Buy American Apparel

Toula Drimonis | Posted 06.20.2014 | Canada Business
Toula Drimonis

American Apparel founder and CEO Dov Charney, was ousted from his very own company spread like wildfire this morning. And it was predictably greeted with major glee among most of my feminist friends, who've had enough with this guy's gag-inducing sexist marketing campaigns, as well as his own personal conduct with employees. I still have no intention of ever purchasing anything from them in the future. Ousting Dov Charney may have been the right decision to make, American Apparel executive board members, but that's not why you finally got rid of him.

NFL Cheerleaders Are Ra-Ra-Raging Over Labour Laws

Gal's Got Game | Posted 07.06.2014 | Canada Business
Gal's Got Game

Give me an F! E! D! and a U! and a P! They're a big part of the game day experience but NFL cheerleaders are no longer keeping to the sidelines when it comes to their treatment on and off the field. Multiple former NFL cheerleaders have come forward in 2014 to tell their stories -- often in the form of lawsuits -- of harsh working conditions, peanuts for pay, and demeaning behaviour rules.

Nutella is More Bitter than Sweet

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 07.04.2012 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

Every week Minnow picks five things that have caught her attention. This week, moms are really into the Nutella lawsuit, videos that are pulling on parental heart strings, design-your-own-shoes sites, and more.

Flammable Well Water Fires Alberta Lawsuit

The Canadian Press | Posted 08.12.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- ROSEBUD, Alta. - Jessica Ernst fills the empty water-cooler bottle from her garden hose. The liquid bubbles and hisses like c...

Canada's Largest Real Estate Board Sued

The Canadian Press | Posted 07.28.2011 | Canada Business

TORONTO (CP) -- The Competition Bureau has filed a lawsuit against Canada's largest real-estate board, a move the federal agency hopes will warn other...