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SCC Integrates Reasonable Accommodation Concept Into Assessment Of The Right To Return To Work
The Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) recently rendered judgment in Québec (Commission des normes, de l'équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail) v. Caron (Caron Judgment) ...
Canada
21 Feb 2018
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How To Achieve A Respectful, Harassment-Free Workplace
The overwhelming number of reports of #metoo cases, including several high-profile and public accusations of sexual harassment and assault in the workplace across industries in Canada...
Canada
26 Jan 2018
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Ontario Passes Bill 148, Rolls Out Major Changes To Workplace Laws
On November 22, 2017, the Ontario government passed the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 (Bill 148), rolling out major changes to the province's employment and labour laws, ...
Canada
28 Nov 2017
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Pensions Newsletter – October 2017
Welcome to the 19th issue of the Blakes Pensions Newsletter.
Canada
23 Oct 2017
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Supreme Court Of Canada Rules No Discrimination For Termination Of Drug-Addicted Employee
The appellant was employed by Elk Valley Coal Corporation (Elk Valley) in a safety-sensitive position at its coal mine near Hinton, Alberta.
Canada
27 Jun 2017
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Top 10 Issues For Employers, Issue #5: Dos and Don'ts of Interviews
This is the fifth instalment in our Top 10 Issues for Employers series. Interviewing prospective employees can be a difficult process for the applicant and the employer alike.
Canada
16 Nov 2016
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Are Mandatory Gender Diversity Targets Coming For Public Companies In Ontario?
On June 7, 2016, the Ontario government announced that it has accepted all 11 recommendations set forth in Catalyst Canada's report...
Canada
20 Jun 2016
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Workplace Harassment, A Changing Legislative Landscape
There are legislative changes on the horizon that will affect Ontario workplaces as part of the Ontario government's "It's Never Okay: An Action Plan to Stop Sexual Violence and Harassment."
Canada
17 Jun 2016
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Legal Trends 2016: Employment & Labour
In the past year, the media and governments across Canada have paid greater attention to workplace discrimination and harassment.
Canada
9 Mar 2016
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New Employer Duties Under Ontario's Sexual Violence And Harassment Action Plan
Bill 132, Sexual Violence and Harassment Action Plan Act, 2015 contemplates amendments to six pieces of legislation, including Ontario's Occupational Health and Safety Act.
Canada
16 Nov 2015
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Coming Soon To A Workplace Near You: AODA Employment Standards
All organizations with 50 or more employees in Ontario will be required to comply with the accessible employment standards made under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 starting on January 1, 2016.
Canada
14 Oct 2015
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Duty To Accommodate Trumps Company Policy
In its recent decision, H.T. v. ES Holdings Inc. o/a Country Herbs, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (Tribunal) awarded two teenage employees over C$26,000 after they were fired for observing a religious holiday.
Canada
2 Sep 2015
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Reconciling Family And Professional Obligations: What Should An Employer Do?
In this case, the employee had been working for the employer as director of financial services for some years.
Canada
24 Mar 2015
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Happy New Year? AODA Requirements Coming Into Force On January 1, 2015
As described in previous Blakes Bulletins, the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA) requires public and private organizations in Ontario to take proactive steps to eliminate barriers to the participation of individuals with disabilities in Ontario society.
Canada
18 Nov 2014
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Ontario Employers No Longer Permitted To Self-Insure Long-Term Disability Benefits
One of the changes in the 2014 Ontario budget is to amend the Insurance Act (Ontario) to prohibit the provision of long-term disability benefits in Ontario.
Canada
31 Jul 2014
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Québec Superior Court Invalidates Sections 76.3 And 76.5 Of Pay Equity Act
In a recent Québec Superior Court decision, Justice Édouard Martin declared sections 76.3 and 76.5 of the Pay Equity Act to be invalid.
Canada
6 Mar 2014
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Ontario Employers: Things To Watch In 2014
In December 2013, the Ontario government introduced Bill 146, Stronger Workplaces for a Stronger Economy Act, 2013.
Canada
3 Jan 2014
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AODA Update – Upcoming Compliance Requirements And Deadlines
As most companies and organizations have completed the implementation of the Customer Service Standard, they must now turn to implementing the Integrated Accessibility Standards within the various compliance deadlines.
Canada
6 Jun 2013
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B.C. Becomes Fifth Province To Introduce Anti-Bullying Legislation
The British Columbia government recently passed amend-ments to Bill 14, Workers Compensation Amendment Act, 2011.
Canada
15 Jun 2012
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AODA — New Employment Standards For Access
The "Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005" (AODA) is Ontario legislation adopted in 2005 with the goal of making Ontario completely accessible for individuals with disabilities by 2025.
Canada
16 Jun 2011
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