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Stewart McKelvey
The Nova Scotia Occupational Health and Safety Act (the "Act") provides that "contractors" and "constructors" have similar, but not identical, responsibilities, with a "Constructor"
Miller Thomson LLP
Outsourcing a function of your organization may make sense – perhaps you have difficulty in retaining or hiring the talent required to meet all of your organization's needs ...
The WSIB must prove that a worker intended to obtain WSIB benefits to which he or she was not entitled, when it charges a worker with "wilfully failing to inform the Board of a material change", the Ontario Court of Appeal has decided.
Clyde & Co
L'équipe Clyde & Co s'est fait un plaisir de vous inviter à notre premier Cocktail-Conférence le 15 novembre où nous avons discutés des sujets de l'heure relatifs au harcèlement sexuel...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
For Canadian workplaces, 2018 has been a year of transition and change.
Fasken (French)
La Mise à jour trimestrielle - Santé et sécurité au travail au Canada présente les développements législatifs, réglementaires et jurisprudentiels pertinents survenus pendant la période considérée.
Siskinds LLP
The legislation governing unionized workplaces in Ontario, the Labour Relations Act, 1995 (the "LRA") will be amended by the Ontario government if the Making Ontario Open for Business Act, 2018
Roper Greyell LLP – Employment and Labour Lawyers
Recently, the Federal Government tabled, for first reading, Bill C-86 that, assuming it passes in its current form, will (i) significantly alter federally regulated employers' obligations under the Canada Labour Code and (ii) create a new federal pay equity regime.
Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP
In Teck Coal Limited (Line Creek Operations) v International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 115, 2018 CanLII 69605 (BC LA), a labour arbitration proceeding held in the province of British Columbia, ...
Stikeman Elliott LLP
By far the biggest obstacle to aligning compensation around internal strategic goals is the existence of the external market.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Stephanie Weschler, associée du groupe Emploi et travail, parle du mouvement #MeToo (#MoiAussi), de son incidence sur les milieux de travail au Canada et de ses répercussions sur les employeurs au pays.
Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP
A new Ontario Court of Appeal case provides both guidance and caution to employers in regulated industries when disclosing facts or making complaints to a regulator against former or departing employees.
McKercher LLP
Employers are generally familiar with the distinction between an employee and an independent contractor.
Siskinds LLP
Many businesses that are provincially-regulated employers in Ontario have spent the better part of last year changing their workplace policies to ensure compliance with the labour reforms...
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
Stringer LLP
In Klonteig v West Kelowna (District), the British Columbia Superior Court found that an employer that terminated a firefighter for driving drunk in a fire department vehicle while off duty did not have just cause...
All in all, it is a good illustration of how being prepared and reasonable may be the best defence for any employer.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On November 1, 2018, approximately 18,000 employers will be required to:
Cassels Brock
Significant changes to labour and employment laws in Ontario may again be on the horizon.
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