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How To LOSE A Union Application For Certification
The prospect of becoming unionized is unwelcome for many employers.
Canada
28 Feb 2019
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The Fine Line Between "Owner" And "Constructor" - Court Comments On The Legal Role Of An "Owner" On A Construction Project
One of the most complex issues under Ontario OH&S law relates to determining which party on a construction project is the "constructor" within the meaning of the OHSA.
Canada
18 Feb 2019
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Legalization And The Workplace: Your Questions Answered!
On October 17, the federal government legalized recreational marijuana use. At the same time, Ontario's provincial government enacted the Cannabis Act and amended related legislation.
Canada
27 Nov 2018
4
Unsafe On The Roads, Unsafe In The Warehouse: Workers Convicted Of "Distracted" Operation
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.
Canada
20 Jun 2018
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Court Confirms Signaling Does Not Have To Be A Worker's Only Job
A critical element of the health and safety regime in any workplace that employs heavy machinery is the presence of signalers. Mandated by regulation, the employment of effective signalers...
Canada
9 May 2018
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Bill 148 Is Now Law
Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, received Royal Assent on November 27, 2017. This means that the Bill has passed and is now law.
Canada
2 Jan 2018
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Court Gives Guidance As To When OHSA Prosecutions May Lead To Jail Time
As offences under the Occupational Health and Safety Act garner an increasing amount of public attention, the penalties to which employers, supervisors and other workplace parties have been subject are also on the upswing.
Canada
16 Oct 2017
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Court Of Appeal Rules On Employers Obligations To Protect Employees From Harassment And Violence When They Are Away From The Workplace
In Rainy River (Town) v Olsen, the Ontario Court of Appeal upheld a lower court's ruling that a citizen's harassing behaviour toward members of city council did not fall within the ambit of the Occupational...
Canada
18 Sep 2017
9
Avoid Procedural Missteps When Accommodating Mental Disabilities In The Workplace
The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario has heard many cases brought by injured workers against the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board ("WSIB").
Canada
1 Sep 2017
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Can A Defendant Be Charged Criminally After Pleading Guilty To OHSA Charges?
One of the most interesting questions that arose after the Bill C-45 amendments to the Criminal Code, is whether a defendant could face criminal charges after pleading guilty or being convicted of charges under provincial OH&S legislation.
Canada
1 Sep 2017
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Yes - Corporations DO Have Rights
We have written before on the groundbreaking decision of the Supreme Court of Canada in R v Jordan. In Jordan, the Supreme Court of Canada set hard caps on the time it takes to process a criminal...
Canada
21 Dec 2016
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The Tail Wags The Dog: Federal Sector Employee Vetoes Employer`S Appointment Of Investigator
The integration of workplace violence and harassment protections into occupational health and safety legislation has been a theme in Canada for more than half a decade.
Canada
29 Nov 2016
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Metron And The Future Of Health And Safety Prosecutions (Video Content)
Health and safety lawyers Ryan Conlin and Frank Portman will dissect the various proceedings which have flowed from the Metron saga.
Canada
17 Aug 2016
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2016 Q2 HR-Law Webinar Part 4: Random Drug And Alcohol Testing (Video Content)
Jeff Murray discusses a recent Alberta Court of Queens Bench decision that overturned an arbitration panel's finding that Suncor's random drug and alcohol testing policy was unenforceable.
Canada
17 Aug 2016
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After The Accident: Pitfalls To Avoid For Employers After Workplace Accidents
The obligations on employers, constructors and other workplace stakeholders once a workplace accident occurs are heavy.
Canada
6 Jun 2016
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New Protections For Children In The Entertainment Industry
Recently, the Protecting Child Performers Act, 2015 came into force. The Act outlines protections for child performers in both the live entertainment and recorded entertainment industries.
Canada
18 Mar 2016
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DNF: Waiver Fails To Protect Self-Insured Employer From Injured Employee's Court Action
The Workplace Safety and Insurance Act regime is predicated on the categorization of employers within its scheme.
Canada
10 Feb 2016
18
2015 In Review: Developments In Canadian Labour And Employment Law
2015 was a busy year for those following developments in labour and employment law.
Canada
19 Jan 2016
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Judge Imposes Jail Time On Metron Construction Site Supervisor
Those involved with occupational health and safety law have followed with interest the ongoing saga of Metron Construction.
Canada
14 Jan 2016
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Experience Rating Revolution: Answers To Frequently Asked Questions About The WSIB's Overhaul Of How Employers Fund The System
The Ontario Workplace Safety and Insurance system is about to undergo one of the most important changes in decades.
Canada
13 Jan 2016
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