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Field LLP
The Alberta Court of Queen's Bench has dismissed an application for judicial review of an arbitration award upholding an employee's decision to submit two employees to drug and alcohol
On October 25, 2018, Bill C-65, An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code (harassment and violence), the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 1 (the "Act") received Royal Assent.
Stewart McKelvey
On October 29, 2018, the federal government tabled national pay equity legislation as part of its second budget implementation bill ...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Workplace laws in Canada are in a state of flux following several announcements made by provincial and federal governments in recent weeks.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
On October 23, 2018, the Ontario Government announced its much anticipated legislation in relation to employment and labour law matters.
Gowling WLG
Gowling WLG's employment, labour & equalities experts pick October's top five employment law developments that may affect your business.
Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP
Private organizations in Manitoba are now required to comply with the Accessibility Standard For Customer Service.
Field LLP
In June of 2018, Alberta Health issued a Discussion Document indicating that the Government was considering amendments to the Health Professions Act to better protect patients from sexual abuse by health professionals.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
On October 23, 2018, the Ontario Government announced its much anticipated legislation in relation to employment and labour law matters.
Stringer LLP
An increasingly common theme in wrongful dismissal actions are employee claims that an employer's allegedly heavy-handed and insensitive management constitutes a constructive dismissal.
Cassels Brock
As of the date of writing, Ontario's Pay Transparency Act, 2018 (the Act) is set to come into force on January 1, 2019.
Roper Greyell LLP – Employment and Labour Lawyers
The Ontario Court of Appeal recently upheld an important lower court finding that employers can be shielded from liability for giving negative employment references.
Miller Thomson LLP
Employers should be aware of proposed changes which would provide federally regulated employees with new entitlements and corresponding employer obligations relating to leaves
Field LLP
A damage assessment of $175,000 plus $25,000 for punitives for a single instance of sexual assault upon a colleague
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The federal government announced that the legalization of recreational cannabis is effective on October 17, 2018. Employers should prepare for this change as it will impact Canadian businesses of all sizes.
Vey Willetts LLP
This week on Twitter, our firm has been examining the minimum wage from a variety of perspectives.
Howie, Sacks & Henry
You expected this would be one of the happiest times of your life, but you're feeling so miserable you can barely make it through the day.
McLennan Ross LLP
Until now, appeals of orders under the Employment Standards Code were heard by Provincial Court judges.
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
Employment Contracts: Tips for New Employees…
Roper Greyell LLP – Employment and Labour Lawyers
A recent B.C. Human Rights Tribunal decision serves to remind employers of their duty to provide a discrimination-free workplace.
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Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The laws governing Ontario workplaces have been subject to seismic changes throughout the past year.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
On October 23, 2018, the Ontario government introduced Bill 47, Making Ontario Open for Business Act, 2018 (Bill 47) in the Ontario legislature.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Yesterday, the much-anticipated Making Ontario Open for Business Act (Bill 47) was announced by Hon. Jim Wilson
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
​In anticipation of the changing laws regarding cannabis use in Canada, the Ontario government passed Bill 174, Cannabis, Smoke-Free Ontario and Road Safety Statute Law Amendment Act, 2017 on December 12, 2017.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
On October 23, 2018, the Ontario government formally announced its intention to make significant changes to employment and labour legislation in Ontario.
Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP
On September 27, 2018, the Ontario government introduced Bill 36, the Cannabis Statute Law Amendment Act, 2018.
Cassels Brock
As employers are likely aware, terminating the employment of an employee who is absent from work for a prolonged period due to disability is a thorny issue.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Nous y voilà : la consommation de cannabis à des fins récréatives est légale à compter d'aujourd'hui, et les entreprises s'interrogent sur les répercussions que cette mesure aura sur eux.
All in all, it is a good illustration of how being prepared and reasonable may be the best defence for any employer.
Cassels Brock
Significant changes to labour and employment laws in Ontario may again be on the horizon.
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