Mondaq Canada: Employment and HR
Stringer LLP
Employers should seek legal advice if they are unsure about how the legislation applies to their circumstances.
Lawson Lundell LLP
Prime Minister Trudeau announced today that the legislation will take effect on October 17, 2018.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
It is also worth mentioning that since the bill was adopted, psychological harassment includes harassment of a sexual nature.
Miller Thomson LLP
On March 20, the Quebec Minister of Labour introduced Bill 176 (the "Bill"), amending the Act respecting Labour Standards (the "LSA").
Stringer LLP
A recent case from the Ontario Court of Justice suggests that workplace policies can be a significant component in determining what constitutes unsafe conduct under the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP
Whether in the playground, at a sporting event or in the workplace, everyone wants to be treated fairly.
McMillan LLP
The Ontario Superior Court recently pronounced itself on this issue in Norgren v. Plasma Power LLC.
Integritas Workplace Law Corporation
In the recent decision of Klonteig v. West Kelowna (District), 2018 BCSC 124, the BC Supreme considered when an employer could terminate the employment relationship based on off-duty conduct.
Integritas Workplace Law Corporation
On June 11, 2018, Stephen Quinn interviewed Heather Hettiarachchi on the CBC Early Edition on the topic of Mediating workplace sexual harassment complaints.
Babin Bessner Spry LLP
In Law Society of Ontario v. Burtt, the Law Society Tribunal recently dismissed a disciplinary case against a Toronto lawyer, finding that the Law Society of Ontario (the "LSO") had failed to satisfy its duty to accommodate the lawyer's disability (mental illness).
Fasken (French)
Après une étude détaillée du projet de loi 176 (Loi modifiant la Loi sur les normes du travail et d'autres dispositions législatives afin principalement de faciliter la conciliation famille-travail) en commission parlementaire, celui-ci a finalement fait l'objet d'adoption et de sanction par l'Assemblée nationale en date du 12 juin dernier.
Cassels Brock
This decision has been anticipated for quite some time.
CCPartners
Having quashed the arbitration panel decision, the Court of Appeal referred the matter back to a fresh arbitration panel for adjudication.
McMillan LLP
On June 14, 2018, the Supreme Court of Canada granted Suncor a third (but not final) win in the ongoing dispute between Suncor and Unifor Local 707A over random drug and alcohol testing at certain Suncor oil sands operations, ...
CCPartners
This one is right up there with "two weeks' notice" and "three strikes you're out".
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
In a recent labour arbitration decision, an arbitrator upheld two grievances filed by a trade union against an employer (the Company) that refused to allow employees to take personal emergency leave if they had already used all the "floater days" that they were allowed under a collective agreement (the Collective Agreement).
Dentons
The Alberta Court of Appeal recently reviewed the provisions of the Workers' Compensation Act (the "Act") that enable the Workers Compensation Board ...
McLennan Ross LLP
The Alberta government recently released its June 2018 electronic newsletter which contains a number of links to interpretational bulletins on questions many organizations are now facing...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In the result, the Court of Appeal stayed the underlying proceeding while the plaintiffs amend their pleading.
Miller Thomson LLP
WestJet has appealed the December 2017 decision of the Supreme Court of British Columbia in Lewis v. WestJet Airlines Ltd. in which the Court refused to strike a proposed class action...
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O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
As we look forward in our crystal ball to looming issues on the horizon for 2018 and onwards, one that certainly comes to the fore is the regulation of those who provide financial advice and financial planning services, ...
Vey Willetts LLP
Dismissing an employee is not a pleasant experience. But whether you like it or not, this is one task that most businesses will encounter at some point.
Dale & Lessmann LLP
On January 1, 2018, the section of Ontario's Employment Standards Act, 2000 dealing with public holiday pay is revised.
Siskinds LLP
The explosions that occurred at a propane facility in Toronto in 2008 are difficult to forget. The explosions resulted in the catastrophic death of a worker, damage to surrounding homes...
Miller Thomson LLP
During our recent seminars, we commented on the legal issues arising from the use of cannabis in the workplace and offered strategies to assist employers to comply with their obligations
CCPartners
On August 1, 2018, the government's plan to legalize recreational marijuana will come into effect and employers will be faced with questions about how to manage cannabis in the workplace ...
Stewart McKelvey
Cannabis legalization is coming. The legislation is expected to pass by July with legalization becoming effective by September.
McInnes Cooper
It can be challenging for employers to fulfill their legal duty to accommodate an employee under human rights laws regardless of the nature of request – but particularly so when the request...
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