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Keyser Mason Ball, LLP June 2018 e-Newsletter

Welcome to the first official week of Summer and the June edition of KMB Notes!

Business relationships of all variations need to be established through contracts that adequately describe and address the needs of all parties involved.  With our client’s interests as priority, our lawyers at KMB strive towards the best solutions for all with our client’s interests as priority.  In this month’s articles, insights are provided into how different relationships need to be tailored through contracts, NDAs (Non-Disclosure Agreements) or employee benefit packages.
Ann Hatsios who heads the firm’s Construction Litigation practice group provides the time frame for which amendments to the Construction Lien Act will become effective. In addition, she discusses how these new timelines are implemented with respect to the parties involved and the contracting process that is selected.
Nav Bhandal from our Employment & Labour practice group describes the implications of a recent decision by the Supreme Court of Canada regarding employee benefits for those full time employees working at and beyond 65 years of age.  Both employers and insurers should be aware of the decision and the likelihood of extending benefits to employees beyond the age of 64.