Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
In April 2017, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice allowed the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) to proceed with implementing random drug and alcohol testing of safety-sensitive employees...
No worker is immune to the risk of suffering an injury while on the job.
On behalf of Preston Parsons of Overholt posted in Labour and Employment Law on Friday, April 21, 2017.
For many Canadians, living with mental illness is a day-to-day reality.
A business' obligations to its workers will depend on whether the workers are employees or independent contractors.
An Ontario judge has allowed an injured worker to proceed with his lawsuit against a coworker for failing to report the absence of or defect in fall arrest equipment.
Roper Greyell LLP – Employment and Labour Lawyers
In Smith v. Pacific Coast Terminals Co., 2016 BCSC 1876, an employee was considered by his employer to have misled it regarding the necessary permits for a construction project.
However, not every breach of an employment agreement will constitute constructive dismissal, and the resolution of this issue can make all the difference in terms of employer liability.
On April 13, 2017, the federal government tabled two new cannabis related bills before Parliament, Bill C-45: An Act respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act...
Miller Thomson LLP
Tout d'abord, le Québec s'harmonisera de façon générale avec
les nouvelles règles fiscales fédérales relatives aux régimes de pension agréés
McLennan Ross LLP
Doyle, a Plant Supervisor and Health and Safety Coordinator, was sexually harassed by a work colleague who repeatedly made crude and licentious comments to her.
A recent decision from Ontario's Labour Relations Board confirms that contracting out bargaining unit work performed by unionized employees is not always improper.
The Workers Compensation Board of Prince Edward Island recently awarded WCB benefits to the widow of a worker who died of a heart attack in November 2013.
Langlois lawyers, LLP
Following a visit by a CNESST inspector to your construction site, or a serious accident or death on site, your company receives a statement of offence under section 237...
Miller Thomson LLP
As discussed at our last A.M. Pension Webinar, the Pension Benefits Act (Ontario) ("PBA") was recently amended. In this communiqué, we briefly review those amendments.
Bennett Jones LLP
On March 13, 2017, the Alberta government announced that it intends to change provincial employment and labour laws to reflect "modern" times.
Pursuant to Ontario's Limitations Act, the limitation period, or time limit, for bringing a wrongful dismissal action in Ontario is two years.
Cox & Palmer
The Ontario Court of Appeal has offered employers some solace in handling disputes with employees over the proper interpretation of the employment contract.
It has been 30 years since the United States government ruled against sexual harassment in the workplace, and it is comforting to think that society has progressed toward safer workplaces in the intervening decades.
April 12, marks the International Day of Pink — a day for communities across Canada and around the world to come together, wear pink and take a strong stance against all forms of bullying and discrimination...