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McKercher LLP
Saskatchewan has the highest rate of domestic violence in Canada. To support and protect survivors of domestic violence, or "intimate partner violence", the province is adopting legislation titled:
Littler Mendelson
It is unlawful for employers in Canada to discriminate on the basis of disability.
Cox & Palmer
The termination of a long-term employee without cause can result in a significant liability for an employer. Employers can reduce their liability by having a signed employment contract
Aird & Berlis LLP
In its recent decision in Merrifield v. Canada (Attorney General), 2019 ONCA 205, the Ontario Court of Appeal held that a common law tort of harassment does not exist in Ontario.
Aird & Berlis LLP
A recent Ontario Court of Justice appeal1 overturned convictions of a company and its supervisor in connection with an accident that occurred at a wood processing facility. Unfortunately, a worker
Bennett Jones LLP
Bill 2 restores certain provisions to the Employment Standards Code that the NDP government repealed a few years ago.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
As we previously reported, the changes contemplated by the Alberta recently elected United Conservative Party government are one step closer to becoming law.
Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP
On June 5, 2019 the Ontario Government tabled Bill 124, entitled Protecting a Sustainable Public Sector for Future Generations Act, 2019.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In the midst of National AccessAbility Week, as of May 29, 2019, Bill C-81, the Accessible Canada Act, has passed and is now awaiting Royal Assent.
CCPartners
We have all heard the story: the disgruntled former employee badmouthing the company he or she used to work for to anyone who will listen
Crowe Soberman LLP
Over the holidays at the end of 1991, I was enjoying my first Christmas with my oldest daughter.
Roper Greyell LLP – Employment and Labour Lawyers
It's surprising that the question in the title of this article even needs to be asked. However, in the case of Colistro v. Tbaytel, 2019 ONCA 197 the Ontario Court of Appeal upheld a lower court
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In its recent decision, Ruston v. Keddco MFG. (2011) Ltd., 2019 ONCA 125 (Keddco), the Ontario Court of Appeal upheld an extraordinary damages award and unusually high costs ruling
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) sets the rules that businesses in Ontario must follow to ensure the health and safety of their workers.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On May 27, 2019, a little more than a month after the new United Conservative Party government was elected in Alberta, the government introduced and passed the First Reading of Bill 2.
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
On May 30, 2019, the Provincial Government was able to hold a vote and pass into law the changes to the Employment Standards Act
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The provincial government has passed the most significant changes to the Employment Standards Act and Labour Relations Code in years.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
This article outlines important amendments to the Employment Standards Act implemented via Bill 8, which received royal assent on May 30. To read more about the amendments to the Labour Relations Code
Lawson Lundell LLP
On May 27, 2019, the Government of Alberta introduced Bill 2: An Act to Make Alberta Open For Business (Bill 2), in the Legislative Assembly of Alberta.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
This bulletin provides a reminder with respect to the new funding rules for Ontario defined benefit (DB) pension plans that came into effect on May 1, 2018.
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Some businesses, especially high-tech start-ups, and more recently marijuana start-ups, opt to compensate their employees with options to purchase shares in the business at a discount price.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Following are the summaries for this past week's civil decisions of the Court of Appeal for Ontario.
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
The government has not proposed any legislation at this time, so the details of any reform remain vague.
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
Bill 8 – Employment Standards Amendment Act, 2019 had its First Reading on April 29. Expandable ‘Explanatory notes' are provided within this First Reading version of the bill.
Cox & Palmer
When is it appropriate for an employer to discipline an employee for their activity on social media? This is a question that employers often struggle
Crowe MacKay LLP
In celebration of International Women's Day, we want to highlight, with the most passion and appreciation, the women of Crowe MacKay and the hurdles they've overcome in life, academia, and in ‘climbing the ladder.'
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Le 6 mai dernier, dans l'affaire Godin et al. c. L'Aréna des Canadiens inc. et al.[i], l'honorable juge Chantal Lamarche, j.c.s., a rendu une décision rejetant l'autorisation d'exercer une action
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La Cour d'appel de l'Ontario a récemment rendu une décision (Swampillai v. Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Company of Canada, 2019 ONCA 201) ...
Blaney McMurtry LLP
In 2386240 Ontario Inc. v. Mississauga (City), 2019 ONCA 413, the Court upheld a municipal by-law prohibiting the smoking of waterpipes in various public places.
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.
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