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By Jocelyn McAdam
Monday, October 21, 2019 is Federal Election Day. Under the Canada Elections Act, employees who are eligible to vote are entitled to three consecutive hours of time off to do so.
By Chat Ortved, Rachelle Wong
The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) have published a Staff Notice setting out the results of their fifth annual review of representation of women on boards and in executive positions.
By Khaled Abdel-Barr, Karen MacMillan
Canada is a constitutional monarchy, a parliamentary democracy and a federation comprised of 10 provinces and three territories. Canada's judiciary is independent ...
By Deborah Cushing
Employers who operate safety sensitive worksites will find the recent decision of the Alberta Human Rights Tribunal in Everitt v Homewood Health Inc., 2019 AHRC 36 of interest.
By Michael B . Morgan
Michael B. Morgan's article about which of the two insurance policies, Builder's Risk / Course of Construction or Commercial General Liability (or other Property Insurance), ...
By Deborah Cushing, Jim Boyle
By Ricki-Lee Gerbrandt
A former member of government charged with corruption offences. A CBC journalist investigating. Her sources allegedly came from within a government
By Jim Boyle
Employers of unionized workforces often face different challenges and legal issues than employers of non-union workforces. The biggest difference is that in a unionized workforce the terms and ...
By Ryan Berger
In an Announcement this week, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) has put "on hold" any changes in approach
By Aubrey Guild-Young, Devlin Steers
Given its sometimes latent and often subterranean nature, environmental contamination and its associated legal liabilities can be challenging
By Ryan Berger
Everyone has body odour, and occasionally, it can affect the workplace. Take the examples of a long-time,excellent employee who develops a condition which results in severe and "offensive" body odour
By Nicole Skuggedal
The Ontario Court of Appeal in Dawe v. The Equitable Life Insurance Company of Canada, 2019 ONCA 512 ("Dawe") confirmed that 24 months constitutes ...
By Ritu Mahil
Have you heard statements like these thrown around casually by both employers and employees: "My boss harassed me at work today to finish my project";
By Rob Sider
Many employers seem to think there is an advantage to having a fixed-term employment contract with an employee. The usual rationales are that it sets the parties'
By Chat Ortved
The Business Roundtable, a voice for a significant number of major corporations in the United States, has issued a statement that reverses the "primacy"
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