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Holding Redlich
Stand down direction that disproportionately & unfairly affects one category of employee over another is unfair & unreasonable.
Over the last few months, employers and workers have had to get used to a new way of working. Many employees have been working from home.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On June 24, 2020, the Canadian government published new Work Place Harassment and Violence Prevention Regulations (the Regulations).
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Le 24 juin 2020, le gouvernement fédéral canadien publiait le nouveau Règlement sur la prévention du harcèlement et de la violence sur le lieu de travail (le « Règlement »).
Miller Thomson LLP
Policies need to be followed by actions.
Miller Thomson LLP
On July 20, Finance Minister Bill Morneau introduced Bill C-20, An Act respecting further COVID-19 measures. Highlights of the proposed Act include:
Littler - Canada
On May 4, 2017, the federal government enacted the Genetic Non-Discrimination Act (GNDA). On July 10, 2020, in Reference re Genetic Non-Discrimination Act (Reference),...
Ce bulletin pourrait intéresser toute entreprise faisant usage des résultats de tests génétiques ainsi que les employeurs et assureurs au sens large.
Langlois lawyers, LLP
In a contentious 5-4 split decision, with 3 justices providing the main reasons, 2 justices concurring and 4 judges dissenting, the Supreme Court of Canada
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Ce nouveau règlement est vaste et obligera les employeurs à passer en revue et à modifier leurs politiques actuelles contre le harcèlement et la violence dans le lieu de travail.
lus Laboris
Physical appearance issues, such as hairstyles, weight, tattoos and facial hair can be sensitive subjects in the workplace. How can employers avoid ‘lookism' in the workplace? This article explores.
In 2003, a policy letter was approved which identified the need to introduce measures to tackle discrimination, including a comprehensive law.
Casual work arrangement (also known as Non-Standard Work Arrangement (NSWA)) is generally used to describe work arrangements which do not fall within the traditional definition of employment.
Leigh Day
A group of 218 current and former Kenyan tea workers have filed a formal complaint against Unilever today for its failure to respect international human rights standards following widespread violence at the multinational's largest tea plantation.
Anthony Gold
Lockdown has caused a significant increase in the number of incidents of domestic abuse being reported worldwide.
Leigh Day
Alison Millar, head of the abuse team at Leigh Day, discusses the role racial injustice and institutional racism may have played in the incidence of abuse amongst black children in Lambeth Council...
Walker Morris
In the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic, employers are now having to consider a wide-range of alternative working arrangements and think more creatively about how their businesses operate.
Leigh Day
Your employer has a legal duty to protect and safeguard your welfare and health and safety. See our previous blog on COVID-19 and your employment rights for an overview of employer obligations.
Veale Wasbrough Vizards
At first instance, the Employment Tribunal rejected the claims, finding the Claimant to be neither an employee or a worker.
Veale Wasbrough Vizards
The Equality Act sets out various discrimination claims employees can bring where a relevant protected characteristic is present.
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