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您最近是否审查了工作场所欺凌和骚扰政策?
根据《不列颠哥伦比亚省工人赔偿法》第115条,雇主负有普遍责任,确保所有为雇主工作的工人以及在其工作场所工作的任何其他工人的健康和&
China
15 Oct 2019
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Are British Columbia Employees Who Are On Strike Or Locked Out Entitled To Health And Welfare Benefits?
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 ...
Canada
8 Oct 2019
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Ugh, My Co-Worker Stinks! Do You Have To Accommodate Competing Rights In The Workplace?
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
Canada
25 Sep 2019
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Reason Returns To Reasonable Notice In Ontario
The Ontario Court of Appeal in Dawe v. The Equitable Life Insurance Company of Canada, 2019 ONCA 512 ("Dawe") confirmed that 24 months constitutes ...
Canada
20 Sep 2019
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Harassment: Understanding, Recognizing And Addressing It In The Workplace
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";
Canada
10 Sep 2019
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Fixed-Term Contracts: Not As Advertised
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'
Canada
2 Sep 2019
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What Are British Columbia Employers Allowed To Say To Employees About A Union?
As we have previously blogged about here, the British Columbia Labour Relations Code (the "Code")
Canada
26 Jul 2019
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No Obligation To Accommodate Employee "Wishes"
An Ontario court recently confirmed that an employee's desire to return to work does not on its own trigger a duty to accommodate
Canada
24 Jul 2019
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Attention All Federally Regulated Employers: Mark Your Calendars For September 1, 2019
Summer is often a time for rest and relaxation but federally regulated employers will need to spend at least part of the summer months
Canada
10 Jul 2019
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Is Your Former Employee's Release Enforceable?
In Dumitrache v. Glenlyon-Norfolk School Society, 2019 BCHRT 68 ("Dumitrache"), the British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal dismissed
Canada
4 Jul 2019
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The Many Costs Of A Rogue Employee: Are Punitive Damages One Of Them?
The massive data breach involving Desjardins Group and around 2.7 million people announced on June 20 is an illustration of how vulnerable organizations can be to the acts of rogue employees...
Canada
1 Jul 2019
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Updates To British Columbia Labour And Employment Law
Effective May 30, 2019, the Employment Standards Act and the Labour Relations Code have been amended. You can read about the amendments in our previous blog posts
Canada
25 Jun 2019
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What Do Alberta Employers Need To Know About Bill 2: An Act To Make Alberta Open For Business?
On May 27, 2019, the Government of Alberta introduced Bill 2: An Act to Make Alberta Open For Business (Bill 2), in the Legislative Assembly of Alberta.
Canada
18 Jun 2019
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Why Your Company Should Have A Social Media Policy
As the May long weekend approaches, it may be a good time for employers to consider reviewing or implementing social media policies.
Canada
31 May 2019
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BC Government Introduces Bill 30 To Amend Labour Relations Code
On April 30, 2019, the British Columbia government introduced Bill 30, Labour Relations Code Amendment Act, 2019 in the British Columbia Legislative Assembly.
Canada
9 May 2019
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Are Your "High-Tech" Employees Exempt From Overtime Under The Employment Standards Act?
Nitrogen Studios, the Vancouver animation firm behind the animated film Sausage Party, was recently ordered by the BC Employment Standards Branch to pay overtime pay to non-unionized animators.
Canada
30 Apr 2019
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Is Your Company's Employee Handbook Enforceable?
A recent BC Supreme Court case is yet another reminder that courts will carefully scrutinize any term which purports to displace an employee's common law entitlement to reasonable notice of termination of employment.
Canada
10 Apr 2019
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New Tax Rules For Contributions To Specified Multi-Employer Plans (SMEPs) For Older Members
On March 19, 2019, the Federal Government tabled its latest budget, which introduces changes to the tax rules applicable to contributions to SMEPs in respect of employees over age 71 and re-employed retirees.
Canada
3 Apr 2019
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Award For $1.1 Million In Damages Is Upheld
The Ontario Court of Appeal in Ruston v. Keddco Mfg (2011) Ltd., 2019 ONCA 125
Canada
2 Apr 2019
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Sexual Harassment Class Action
The B.C. Court of Appeal released a decision last week on Lewis v. WestJet Airlines Ltd., a case we reported on our blog last May.
Canada
5 Mar 2019
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