N. David McInnes* 

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

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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 Government Announces Important Changes to the Employment Standards Act in Response to COVID-19
BC Supreme Court Provides Yet Another Reminder to Employers About the Importance of Drafting Restrictive Covenants Which Are Clear And Not Over Broad
La Loi sur l'équité salariale proposée impose des obligations importantes aux employeurs relevant de la compétence fédérale
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
CSC : la législation provinciale interdisant les poursuites civiles en matière d'accidents du travail s'applique à l'industrie maritime
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 participe à la vente transfrontalière des actifs de Montréal, Maine & Atlantique Canada Cie

Education

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

Year Of Call

  • Barreau de la Colombie-Britannique - 1978

Practices

relations de travail
arbitrage de griefs
droit de l'emploi
immigration des gens d'affaires
renseignements à caractère confidentiel
litiges en matière d'emploi
harcèlement et discrimination
rémunération des cadres supérieurs
droit du travail et de l'emploi
freedom of information and access to information

Industries

concessionnaires
partenariats public-privé (PPP)
industries de services
médias

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.

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.
24 Mars 2020
BC Government Announces Important Changes to the Employment Standards Act in Response to COVID-19(seulement disponible en anglais)

Employment and Labour Bulletin

Novembre 2018
BC Human Rights Code Amendments Re-establish the Human Rights Commission(seulement disponible en anglais)

Employment and Labour Bulletin

Novembre 2018
Changes coming in 2019 for BC employers to Labour Relations Code and Employment Standards Act(seulement disponible en anglais)

Employment and Labour Bulletin

Août 2018
BC Court of Appeal Upholds 5 Months' Notice for 12 Months of Service(seulement disponible en anglais)

Employment Law Bulletin

Juin 2018
BC Employers Take Note: Expanded Leave of Absence Provisions Now in Force(seulement disponible en anglais)

Employment and Labour Bulletin

Janvier 2018
Aggravated Damages Awarded by BC Court As Denunciation of Employer's Disingenuous Offers and Aggressive Defenses(seulement disponible en anglais)

Employment and Labour Bulletin

Janvier 2018
Will Your Non-compete Hold Up? BC and Ontario Courts Rule on Ambiguous and Overbroad Non-compete Restrictions(seulement disponible en anglais)

Employment and Labour Bulletin

Décembre 2017
Supreme Court of Canada Confirms Expansive Protections Against Discrimination Regarding Employment(seulement disponible en anglais)

Employment and Labour Bulletin

Juillet 2016
Supreme Court Issues Final Word on Code Protections Against Without Cause Dismissal(seulement disponible en anglais)

Employment and Labour Bulletin

Juillet 2016
How to Protect Business Property and Information in Commercial Transactions(seulement disponible en anglais)
Business Law Bulletin
Juin 2016
Time to be Flexible: Federal Government Currently in Consultation on Flexible Work Arrangements(seulement disponible en anglais)
Employment and Labour Bulletin
Octobre 2014
Dependent or Independent? Some Contractors May Also be Entitled to Reasonable Notice or Pay in Lieu of Notice(seulement disponible en anglais)
Employment and Labour Bulletin
Mai 2014
A Matter of Effect Over Form: Court Approves Novel Approach to Restrictive Covenants(seulement disponible en anglais)
Employment and Labour Bulletin
Juin 2012
The clash between government restraint and the charter rights of labour: Where do we stand?(seulement disponible en anglais)
Employment and Labour Bulletin
Mars 2012
Leaves and Jury Duty - Do you know your entitlements?(seulement disponible en anglais)
BC Dental Hygienist Association Newsletter
Volume 47, Issue 1
Février 2012
Mandatory retirement eliminated for Canadian federal sphere employees(seulement disponible en anglais)
Employment and Labour Bulletin
Novembre 2011
BC labour relations board dismisses charter challenge(seulement disponible en anglais)
Employment and Labour Bulletin
Eté 2009
Employee Restriction Provisions Revisited (seulement disponible en anglais)
Lang Michener Employment & Labour Brief
Novembre 2007
Negotiating Enforceable Severance and Employee Restriction Provisions (seulement disponible en anglais)
AceTech CEO Snapshots
Printemps 2007
Contractual Notice or Severance Entitlement Provisions: Considerations for Employers (seulement disponible en anglais)
Lang Michener Employment and Labour Brief
Hiver 2007
Mandatory Retirement Ends in B.C. on January 1, 2008 (seulement disponible en anglais)
Lang Michener Employment & Labour Brief
Décembre 2006
BC Considers Eliminating Mandatory Retirement in 2007(seulement disponible en anglais)
co-authored by N. David McInnes, Michael J. Weiler and Louis Zivot
Employment and Labour Alert
Hiver 2006
Pre-employment Drug Testing (seulement disponible en anglais)
Lang Michener Employment and Labour Brief
Hiver 2006
Considerations for Employee Terminations Involving a History of Illness or Disability
(seulement disponible en anglais)
Lang Michener Employment and Labour Brief
Octobre 2004
New Employee Privacy Laws: A National Perspective
(seulement disponible en anglais)
Lang Michener Privacy Brief