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Industrial Manslaughter: Do You Have A Culture Of Compliance?
The recent trend towards introducing industrial manslaughter laws in jurisdictions in Australia significantly increases and changes the nature of the legal risk
Australia
13 Sep 2019
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Employers Beware: New Compliance And Enforcement Measures Coming To The Canada Labour Code
Bills C-44 and C-86 bring a suite of amendments that confer greater authority on the Canada Industrial Relations Board (the CIRB)
Canada
2 Sep 2019
3
Motion - Discussing What Matters - Episode 8: Canada Labour Code
Several new measures have been slated to come into force over the course of the next year. These are grouped into three main categories.
Canada
30 Aug 2019
4
Ontario Conducts Province-Wide Mining Inspection Blitz: Employers Take Note
Employers should be aware that from August 6 to September 27, the Ontario Ministry of Labour is conducting a province-wide mining inspection blitz.
Canada
28 Aug 2019
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Le droit à la déconnexion est-il mort dans l'œuf?
Le droit à la déconnexion fait couler beaucoup d'encre au Québec.
Canada
31 Jul 2019
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Lack Of Effective Cannabis Impairment Testing – What Is An Employer To Do?
He had worked on a hydro project that involved safety sensitive work.
Canada
19 Jul 2019
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Projet de réforme des lois en matière de santé et de sécurité au travail : employeurs, restez à l'affût!
En juin dernier, le ministre du Travail, de l'Emploi et de la Solidarité sociale, M. Jean Boulet, a annoncé son intention de faire reconnaître certaines maladies psychologiques à titre de véritables maladies professionnelles.
Canada
18 Jul 2019
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Parliament Tackles Harassment And Violence In The Federal Work Place
First, the Bill significantly broadens the purpose of Part II of the Code.
Canada
15 Mar 2019
9
An Employer Convicted Of Manslaughter Following The Death Of His Employee On The Job
The company owner was also present at the time of the incident but sustained less serious injuries.
Canada
18 Apr 2018
10
Legislative Changes Under Ontario Bill 177
The effect of the Stronger, Fairer Ontario Act (Budget Measures), 2017 ("Bill 177"), which received royal assent on December 14, 2017, is far reaching as it introduces changes to a number of statutes.
Canada
5 Feb 2018
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Conviction Of An Employer For Being At Fault: Limitations Of "No Fault" For Industrial Accidents In Quebec
On November 27, 2017, the Superior Court handed down a decision having a potentially significant impact on all employers who have external parties (subcontractors or other)...
Canada
18 Dec 2017
12
Ontario Government Conducting Mining Industry Inspection Blitz
From October 2, 2017 to November 30, 2017, Ontario's Ministry of Labour ("MOL") will be conducting workplace inspection blitzes in mines and mining plants.
Canada
23 Oct 2017
13
Suncor Takes Another Step Towards Random Drug Testing For Employees In Safety-Sensitive Positions
The Alberta Court of Appeal recently released a decision upholding the quashing of a ruling that restricted Suncor's legal right to implement random drug and alcohol testing for union employees...
Canada
5 Oct 2017
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Employer Ordered To Pay $141,000 For Tort Of Harassment And Intentional Infliction Of Mental Suffering At The Workplace
In a previous post on this blog, we discussed how an employer's non-compliance with workplace harassment and violence provisions of the Occupational Health and Safety Act resulted in a $70,000 fine ordered against the employer.
Canada
15 Aug 2017
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Application For Interlocutory Injunction Preventing Implementation Of Random Drug And Alcohol Testing Of TTC Employees Denied
Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 113 (ATU) unsuccessfully argued that the implementation of the random drug and alcohol testing of its members should be withheld until the conclusion of the main arbitration hearing...
Canada
7 Jul 2017
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An Important Decision On The Implementation Of Drug And Alcohol Policies In Safety-Sensitive Workplaces Issued By The Supreme Court Of Canada
In this case, the Appellant was terminated when he tested positive for cocaine after being involved in an accident, driving his loader.
Canada
20 Jun 2017
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Sweeping Changes to Ontario's Labour and Employment Laws Proposed in OCW Final Report
Today the Government of Ontario released the much anticipated Changing Workplaces Review Final Report.
Canada
23 May 2017
18
Legalization Of Marijuana For Recreational Use – Issues And Challenges For Employers In Quebec
On April 13, 2017, the federal government tabled Bill C-45, which, if passed, would legalize the recreational use of marijuana.
Canada
3 May 2017
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Ontario Ministry of Labour Clarifies Definition of a Critical Injury
In early 2017 the Ontario Ministry of Labour issued a clarifying statement on the definition of "critical injury" under Regulation 834 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
Canada
31 Mar 2017
20
Failure To Implement Workplace Harassment And Violence Policies Can Be Costly For Employers
A security company was recently fined $70,000.00 for non-compliance with orders issued under OHSA.
Canada
29 Mar 2017
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