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Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP
On December 5, 2017, the Minister of Labour issued an order in council amending the current Employment Standards Regulations and further amending the Employment Standards Code.
Stewart McKelvey
The Occupational Health and Safety ("OHS") legislation in Atlantic Canada and across the country recognizes the internal responsibility system.
A recent decision by Alberta's Court of Queen's Bench has provided support for employers who act swiftly in terminating an employee who has engaged in verbal and sexual harassment.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
As we explained in yesterday's post, the Bill 148 amendments to the ESA minimum standards will generally apply to unionized workplaces as of the effective date of the particular amendment.
Bennett Jones LLP
Justice Belzil of the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench has granted an injunction prohibiting Suncor Energy Inc. (Suncor) from implementing random drug and alcohol testing at its work site north of Fort McMurray...
Ridout Barron
Social media and camera phones have made once private occasions public.
Field LLP
Currently the Employment Standards Regulation contains limited guidance as to job-protected leaves and addresses only compassionate care leave.
A release, signed by a terminated employee, barred her complaint against her employer under occupational health and safety legislation, the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal has decided.
Goodmans LLP
In addition, independent contractors do not benefit from employer CPP contributions or employer EI premiums.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
La saga judiciaire sur le caractère exécutoire des clauses de cessation d'emploi continue.
Crowe Soberman LLP
Late last month, Bill 148 was passed by the Ontario Government, amending both the Employment Standards Act, 2000 and the Labour Relations Act, 1995, as a result of the "Changing Workplaces Review" report.
McLennan Ross LLP
Justice Belzil granted the interim injunction enjoining Suncor from implementing random testing at its mine site north of Fort McMurray, Alberta.
Dale & Lessmann LLP
On January 1, 2018, the section of Ontario's Employment Standards Act, 2000 dealing with public holiday pay is revised.
Field LLP
Bill 7 passed first reading in the Alberta Legislature on April 6, 2017.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
On December 3, 2017, the federal government's changes to the Employment Insurance (EI) program, originally announced in the 2017 Federal Budget, took effect.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Ainsi, le TAT conclut, d'une part, que l'employeur était tenu d'accepter le préavis de démission fourni par le salarié
Stikeman Elliott LLP
On December 3, 2017, the federal government's changes to the Employment Insurance (EI) program, originally announced in the 2017 Federal Budget, took effect.
Torkin Manes LLP
As Ontario Employers endeavour to come to grips with the financial and operational changes coming to their workplaces as a result of Bill 148, further changes are coming under Bill 127...
Roper Greyell LLP – Employment and Labour Lawyers
In the age of technology and data collection, there is, or can be, a digital footprint and record of virtually all employee activity.
Miller Thomson LLP
Only weeks after what appeared to be a victory for employers with respect to random drug and alcohol testing, Unifor, Local 707 (the "Union")...
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Torkin Manes LLP
On November 22, 2017, the Government passed Bill 148, the "Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017". Bill 148 significantly amends the Employment Standards Act, 2000 ("ESA"), ...
Bill 148 – the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017, received Royal Assent on November 27, 2017. This controversial legislation has been the source of unprecedented debate and commentary.
Stringer LLP
Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, passed its third and final reading today. With Liberal and NDP MPPs voting in favour of the Bill, and Conservative MPPs opposing it, the controversial Bill will now become law, ...
Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP
An employee's legal ability to use cannabis for medical purposes was confirmed by the Supreme Court of Canada in 2015 in the decision R v. Smith.
Siskinds LLP
It seems that everywhere we look these days, sexual harassment is on the radar – whether in Hollywood, the CBC or in our own workplaces.
Cassels Brock
On June 1, 2017, the government introduced Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017.
Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP
Any violation of the employer's workplace policies in this regard could result in discipline, up to and including termination.
Integritas Workplace Law Corporation
A very recent decision from the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of British Columbia (OIPC), 2017 BCIPC 58, is a reminder to employers about employee privacy...
Stewart McKelvey
On November 14, 2017, Bill 22, also known as the proposed Pooled Registered Pension Plan Act (the "NB Act"), was introduced in the New Brunswick Legislature.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
The Ontario government is continuing to move forward with proposed changes to the laws governing Ontario workplaces.
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