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Sears Canada Employees and Former Employees


Active or Former Employees of Sears Canada Inc.

On June 22, 2017, Sears Canada Inc. and several related parties were granted protection from their creditors under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (“CCAA”), pursuant to an Order of the Honourable Justice Hainey of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice.

Ursel Phillips Fellows Hopkinson LLP has been appointed as Representative Counsel to represent the Active and Former Employees of Sears Canada in the CCAA Proceedings. Further terms of the appointment will be determined at the Comeback Hearing on July 13, 2017 and updates will be posted here as they become available.

FTI Consulting was appointed as the monitor in the CCAA Proceedings. The monitor's website can be accessed by clicking here.

If you are an Active or Former Employee of Sears Canada, with questions about the proceeding, please email us at SearsCanadaEmployees@upfhlaw.ca or call us on our toll-free number at 1-844-855-8352. 

What's New

  • August 15, 2017 - Employee Representatives Committee Seeks Court Approval of Employee Hardship Fund

  • July 26, 2017 - Who to Contact for Record of Employment Issues

  • July 20, 2017 - Update on Liquidation Sales Process Approval Motion on July 18, 2017

  • July 17, 2017 - Request for Approval of the Liquidation Process

  • July 13, 2017 – Update on Outcome of Comeback Motion on July 13, 2017

  • July 13, 2017 - Employee Representative Counsel Order is Issued by the Court on July 13, 2017

  • July 12, 2017 - Employee Representative Counsel Files Materials for the Comeback Motion

  • Update on the Comeback Motion Scheduled for July 13, 2017

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