Media Coverage

How will Fulawka affect overtime cases?

Monique Jilesen was quoted in the September 1, 2014 issue of Law Times regarding overtime cases in Ontario.

September 01, 2014 (Toronto)

"After seven years of waiting, one of the high-profile overtime class actions has finally come to a resolution.

In August, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice approved what could be a $95-million settlement in Fulawka v. The Bank of Nova Scotia. The development makes it the first of a series of overtime class actions to reach a settlement...

...Monique Jilesen, a partner with Lenczner Slaght Royce Smith Griffin LLP, says that since none of the overtime cases has made it to trial, class action lawyers still don't have much in the way of guidance when it comes to rulings of fact."