N. David McInnes* 

Co-Chair, Employment & Labour Relations
Vancouver  t: 604.691.7441  |  e: david.mcinnes@mcmillan.ca

N. David McInnes*

Vancouver
Royal Centre, Suite 1500
1055 West Georgia Street, PO Box 11117
Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 4N7

t: 604.691.7441
e: david.mcinnes@mcmillan.ca

overview

David McInnes is a partner in Vancouver, acting as Co-Chair for McMillan’s Employment & Labour and for our Privacy Law Group.

As a member of the Commercial Litigation Group, David has significant Labour and Employment Law experience.

David has served as counsel to both public and private sector employers concerning a wide range of employment and labour law issues. He often appears before the Supreme Court of British Columbia in wrongful dismissal and related employment matters, before arbitration boards on collective agreement interpretation and disciplinary issues, and before the British Columbia Labour Relations Board and Employment Standards Branch.

Representative Matters

  • Assisted CML HealthCare Inc. with employment matters relating to its acquisition of Associated Diagnostic Radiologists (with three medical imaging clinics in the Greater Vancouver Area), and its acquisition of the business and assets of five medical imaging clinics in the Greater Vancouver Area from General Medical Imaging Services Inc.

Publications

BC Supreme Court Provides Yet Another Reminder to Employers About the Importance of Drafting Restrictive Covenants Which Are Clear And Not Over Broad
Proposed Pay Equity Act Imposes Significant Obligations on Federally Regulated Employers
BC Human Rights Code Amendments Re-establish the Human Rights Commission
Changes coming in 2019 for BC employers to Labour Relations Code and Employment Standards Act
BC Court of Appeal Upholds 5 Months' Notice for 12 Months of Service
BC Employers Take Note: Expanded Leave of Absence Provisions Now in Force
Alberta Court of Appeal confirms ambiguous termination provisions should be interpreted in favour of employees
Aggravated Damages Awarded by BC Court As Denunciation of Employer's Disingenuous Offers and Aggressive Defenses
Will Your Non-compete Hold Up? BC and Ontario Courts Rule on Ambiguous and Overbroad Non-compete Restrictions
Supreme Court of Canada Confirms Expansive Protections Against Discrimination Regarding Employment
Supreme Court Issues Final Word on Code Protections Against Without Cause Dismissal
How to Protect Business Property and Information in Commercial Transactions
Time to be Flexible: Federal Government Currently in Consultation on Flexible Work Arrangements
Dependent or Independent? Some Contractors May Also be Entitled to Reasonable Notice or Pay in Lieu of Notice
A Matter of Effect Over Form: Court Approves Novel Approach to Restrictive Covenants
SCC: Provincial legislation prohibiting workplace accident-related tort claims against negligent employers applicable to maritime industry
The clash between government restraint and the charter rights of labour: Where do we stand?
Leaves and Jury Duty - Do you know your entitlements?
Mandatory retirement eliminated for Canadian federal sphere employees
BC labour relations board dismisses charter challenge
Employee Restriction Provisions Revisited
Negotiating Enforceable Severance and Employee Restriction Provisions
Contractual Notice or Severance Entitlement Provisions: Considerations for Employers
Mandatory Retirement Ends in B.C. on January 1, 2008
BC Considers Eliminating Mandatory Retirement in 2007
Pre-employment Drug Testing
Considerations for Employee Terminations Involving a History of Illness or Disability
New Employee Privacy Laws: A National Perspective

News

McMillan helps complete the cross-border sale of assets of Montreal, Maine & Atlantic railway

Education

  • University of British Columbia, LLB - 1977
  • Queen's University, MPA - 1974
  • Simon Fraser University, BA - 1973

Year Of Call

  • Called to the British Columbia bar - 1978

Practices

labour relations
labour arbitration
employment law
confidential information
employment litigation
harassment and discrimination
executive compensation
employment and labour relations
freedom of information and access to information

Industries

dealerships
public-private partnerships
service industries
media

Directorships and Professional Associations

  • Vancouver Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association

Awards & Rankings

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2010 as a leader in Labour and Employment Law.
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* Law Corporation

David McInnes is a partner in Vancouver, acting as Co-Chair for McMillan’s Employment & Labour and for our Privacy Law Group.

As a member of the Commercial Litigation Group, David has significant Labour and Employment Law experience.

David has served as counsel to both public and private sector employers concerning a wide range of employment and labour law issues. He often appears before the Supreme Court of British Columbia in wrongful dismissal and related employment matters, before arbitration boards on collective agreement interpretation and disciplinary issues, and before the British Columbia Labour Relations Board and Employment Standards Branch.

  • Assisted CML HealthCare Inc. with employment matters relating to its acquisition of Associated Diagnostic Radiologists (with three medical imaging clinics in the Greater Vancouver Area), and its acquisition of the business and assets of five medical imaging clinics in the Greater Vancouver Area from General Medical Imaging Services Inc.
March 2012
Leaves and Jury Duty - Do you know your entitlements?
BC Dental Hygienist Association Newsletter
Volume 47, Issue 1
February 2012
Mandatory retirement eliminated for Canadian federal sphere employees
Employment and Labour Bulletin
November 2011
BC labour relations board dismisses charter challenge
Employment and Labour Bulletin
Summer 2009
Employee Restriction Provisions Revisited
Lang Michener Employment & Labour Brief
Winter 2007
Mandatory Retirement Ends in B.C. on January 1, 2008
Lang Michener Employment & Labour Brief
December 2006
BC Considers Eliminating Mandatory Retirement in 2007
co-authored by N. David McInnes, Michael J. Weiler and Louis Zivot
Employment and Labour Alert
Winter 2006
Pre-employment Drug Testing
Lang Michener Employment and Labour Brief
Winter 2006
Considerations for Employee Terminations Involving a History of Illness or Disability
Lang Michener Employment and Labour Brief
October 2004
New Employee Privacy Laws: A National Perspective
Lang Michener Privacy Brief