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Fasken
The appeal of VANDU to the BC Supreme Court (BCSC) was successful.
Fasken
As the Legislative Assembly will not sit again until February 2019, these changes may take some time before they come into effect.
Cox & Palmer
2018 saw a number of developments in employment and labour law.
Miller Titerle + Company LLP
A recent decision of the BC Supreme Court is a good reminder of the importance of extremely careful drafting of non-competition clauses.
Fasken
A recent decision of the Alberta Court of Appeal may make it more difficult for the Crown to prove general duty offences under occupational health and safety legislation in Alberta.
Fasken
The federal government's legalization of recreational cannabis on October 17, 2018 has brought forward the issue of workplace impairment.
Fasken
WHMIS is a national program of hazardous materials labelling, information, instruction, training and general health and safety awareness.
Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP
The Federal Government has updated its employment standards regime. Bill C-86 received Royal Assent on December 13, 2018.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Le projet de loi C-86, intitulé Loi no 2 d'exécution du budget de 2018 (la « Loi »), a reçu la sanction royale le 13 décembre 2018
Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP
The Ontario Ministry of Labour has published an updated ESA Poster.
Fasken
This apparent failure of the worker to follow instructions not only resulted in his tragic death, but also in the conviction of his employer.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
As you know, most of the new provisions regarding differential treatment provided by Bill 176: An Act to amend the Act respecting labour standards ...
Field LLP
The Field Law Labour and Employment Group presents the annual Year in Review seminars in Calgary and Edmonton. Join us for legal updates and practical challenges for management and employee groups in the areas of:
Field LLP
Join Field Law for a review of the most important legal cases from 2018. Topics covered will include:
Lawson Lundell LLP
The new year brings an opportunity for reflection on the past year with a view to making improvements moving forward.
CCPartners
Enforceable termination clauses in valid employment agreements are a key tool of employers in limiting liability to employees at the time of dismissal.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
MSP premiums were reduced by 50% on January 1, 2018, and will be completely eliminated by 2020.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
recent decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal has clarified employers' notice obligations in the event of business closure, particularly with respect to mass termination notice requirements under the Employment Standards Act, 2000 ...
McLennan Ross LLP
In 2018, provincially regulated employers saw significant changes to provincial employment standards legislation such as found in Bill 17 (Alberta), Bill 176 (Quebec). and Bill 148 (Ontario).
Cox & Palmer
Over a year has passed since October 15, 2017, the date that Alyssa Milano famously tweeted #MeToo, as a show of support for those who asserted they were sexually harassed ...
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Bennett Jones LLP
On October 23, the Ontario Government introduced Bill 47, Making Ontario Open for Business Act, 2018 ("Bill 47").
Blaney McMurtry LLP
On November 21, 2018, Bill 47, the Making Ontario Open for Business Act, passed third reading and received Royal Assent.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In Cottrill v. Utopia Day Spas and Salons Ltd.,[1]a recent decision of the British Columbia Court of Appeal, the Court set aside an award of $15,000 in aggravated damages to a wrongfully dismissed
Gowling WLG
On Nov. 21, 2018, Grand River Personnel, H2R Business Solutions and Gowling WLG, held a complimentary morning seminar to discuss hot topics that HR professionals and business owners,
CCPartners
In March 2016 CCP brought to your attention the Police Record Checks Reform Act. This Act was new legislation designed to standardize the process by which police record checks are requested, conducted and obtained in Ontario.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
As expected at this time of year, it was a quiet week at the Court of Appeal for Ontario.
Siskinds LLP
It is a basic principle of employment law in Ontario that employees terminated without cause are presumed to be entitled to common law reasonable notice of termination ...
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
The government has not proposed any legislation at this time, so the details of any reform remain vague.
Vey Willetts LLP
In a previous blog entry, we wrote about the laws surrounding secret recordings in the workplace. As we cautioned: "[b]efore creating such recordings, be sure to think carefully about the necessity...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On December 6, 2018, the government of Ontario unveiled Bill 66, Restoring Ontario's Competitiveness Act, 2018. The bill is designed to reduce the regulatory and financial burden of operating...
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