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Labour & Employment Law In Canada - November 27, 2018
BLG's Labour and Employment Group is happy to offer practical guides on labour and employment law in Canada. We invite you to stay connected to receive updates on our publications.
Canada
3 Dec 2018
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Légalisation du cannabis — Questions particulières liées au milieu de travail (Video)
Légalisation du cannabis — Questions particulières liées au milieu de travail (Video)
Canada
14 Nov 2018
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Pay Equity
The Pay Equity Act is designed to eliminate any salary gap existing due to systemic gender discrimination suffered by persons holding positions in predominantly female job classes.
Canada
29 Sep 2017
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Sexual And Other Forms Of Harassment
In addition to the recourse for psychological harassment under the Labour Standards Act, pursuant to both the Civil Code and the Québec Charter, employers have an obligation to provide employees with...
Canada
29 Sep 2017
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Whistleblower Protection
Until recently, employees who, as whistleblowers, denounced their employer to the authorities on grounds that the employer had breached a law or a regulation, were liable to disciplinary measures...
Canada
28 Sep 2017
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Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Programs
The Québec Charter reaffirms the principle of equal pay for equivalent work.
Canada
28 Sep 2017
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Charter Of Human Rights And Freedoms
The Québec Charter contains a number of provisions which relate both directly and indirectly to employment and labour relations.
Canada
28 Sep 2017
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Un médecin jouissant de droits hospitaliers voit ses allégations d'enfreinte au Code des droits de la personne de l'Ontario rejetées
Dans l'affaire Shaver v. Queensway Carleton Hospital (2017 HRTO 685), un médecin jouissant de droits hospitaliers a accusé un hôpital de discrimination et de représailles à son endroit dans le cadre...
Canada
1 Aug 2017
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Physician With Privileges Unsuccessful In Allegations That Hospital Breached Ontario Human Rights Code
In Shaver v. Queensway Carleton Hospital (2017 HRTO 685), an aggrieved physician alleged discrimination and reprisal with respect to employment because of age and disability contrary to...
Canada
11 Jul 2017
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Labour and Employment News (June 2016)
Welcome to the June issue highlighting interesting cases and topics related to labour and employment law.
Canada
2 Jun 2016
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A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall: How Employers Pay For Not Having A Bullying And Harassment Policy
Employers are facing increasing costs as a result of incidents of bullying and harassment in the workplace, and must be aware of the multiple avenues from which liability can arise. British Columbia's Human Rights Code prohibits discrimination against a person regarding employment on a number of grounds, and provides the Human Rights Tribunal with the authority to make financial awards for injury to a complainant's "dignity, feelings and self-respect".
Canada
2 Mar 2016
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It's Never Okay: Ontario Government Releases An Action Plan To Combat Sexual Violence And Harassment
In March 2015, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne released a 35-page Action Plan called, "It's Never Okay: An Action Plan to Stop Sexual Violence and Harassment."
Canada
26 Jan 2016
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Gender Identity And Gender Expression: New Prohibited Grounds Of Discrimination Considered By Tribunal
Gender identity and gender expression were added as protected grounds of discrimination under the Human Rights Code (the "Code") by Ontario’s Bill 33, which came into force on June 19, 2012.
Canada
28 Nov 2013
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Can A Workplace Microwave Policy Be Discriminatory?
Seema Saadi was terminated by her employer, a government-funded provider of settlement services for immigrants, just 6 weeks after she had been hired.
Canada
9 Aug 2011
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Bill 168: Violence And Harassment In The Workplace, Proposed Changes To The Occupational Health And Safety Act
On April 20, 2009, the Ontario Minister of Labour introduced Bill 168, the "Occupational Health and Safety Amendment Act (Violence and Harassment in the Workplace), 2009" (the “Bill”).
Canada
14 Aug 2009
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The Supreme Court Of Canada Rules That Collective Bargaining Is Protected By The “Charter”
In a landmark decision widely heralded as one of the greatest victories of the labour movement in recent memory, the Supreme Court of Canada held on June 8, 2007 that collective bargaining is a fundamental right protected by the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms’ (the “Charter”) guarantee of freedom of association.
Canada
4 Dec 2007
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