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Seismic Changes To Federal Labour And Employment Laws Now Imminent
A torrent of amendments to the Canada Labour Code (the "Code") will come into force on September 1, 2019, on the eve of the October 21st federal election.
Canada
9 Aug 2019
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Changements importants aux lois fédérales en matière de travail et d'emploi applicables au secteur des transports
De nombreux amendements au Code canadien du travail (le « Code ») entreront en vigueur le 1er septembre prochain, juste avant les élections fédérales du 21 octobre.
Canada
6 Aug 2019
3
Significant Changes To Federal Labour And Employment Laws Applicable In The Transportation Sector
Numerous amendments to the Canada Labour Code (the "Code") will come into force on September 1, 2019, ahead of the October 21st federal election.
Canada
6 Aug 2019
4
Bill C-81, The Accessible Canada Act, Has Passed
In the midst of National AccessAbility Week, as of May 29, 2019, Bill C-81, the Accessible Canada Act, has passed and is now awaiting Royal Assent.
Canada
21 Jun 2019
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Objective Evidence Required When Attempting To Limit Or Deny An Employee's Accommodation Request
Recent Ontario human rights jurisprudence has reaffirmed many of the principles associated with the employer's duty to accommodate.
Canada
5 Jun 2019
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Québec's Administrative Labour Tribunal Confirms The Safe Character Of A Mining Practice And Reiterates The Limited Powers Of Occupational Health And Safety Inspectors
On June 22, 2018, Québec's Administrative Labour Tribunal released its decision in Mines Agnico Eagle ltée et Syndicat des métallos (local 4796), confirming the safe character of a mining practice called mucking under loaded holes or ...
Canada
1 Apr 2019
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Case Law Summaries – Labour And Employment
This decision was an appeal from a conviction under Québec's occupational health and safety regime. The appellant, Mines Opinaca ltée, operates a gold mine in Northern Québec.
Canada
1 Apr 2019
8
The End Of A Long And Winding Road: Federal Ban On Asbestos Now In Force
Any permit issued is valid for one year and the permit holder is subject to reporting requirements.
Canada
28 Mar 2019
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Cannabis In The Workplace: "If The Employer Cannot Measure Impairment, It Cannot Manage Risk"
With the legalization of recreational cannabis in full effect, employers continue to grapple with the workplace implications of its use.
Canada
20 Mar 2019
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Alberta Human Rights Tribunal Adopts Findings Of Workers' Compensation Board
In Kebede v. SGS Canada Inc., 2019 AHRC 3, the Alberta Human Rights Tribunal (the "Tribunal") recently dismissed a portion of a human rights complaint on the grounds that the issue was already decided by the Alberta WCB.
Canada
18 Mar 2019
11
Cannabis Product Liability Class Actions Come To Canada
As cannabis legalization moves north of the border, cannabis companies in Canada will inevitably face similar legal issues as they have in the United States, where the decriminalization of cannabis in several jurisdictions ...
Canada
21 Feb 2019
12
British Columbia "Employer Health Tax" Now In Effect
MSP premiums were reduced by 50% on January 1, 2018, and will be completely eliminated by 2020.
Canada
15 Jan 2019
13
Major Changes Coming To The Canada Labour Code
On October 29, 2018, Bill C-86, the Budget Implementation Act (the "Bill"), received its first reading in the House of Commons.
Canada
29 Nov 2018
14
Potential Reprisal Complaint On The Horizon? Act Fast!
When an employee is terminated in acrimonious circumstances, employers may get the sense that litigation is on the horizon (especially where the employee declares as much on their way out the door!).
Canada
23 Nov 2018
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Projet de loi C 86 : D'importants changements s'annoncent pour les milieux de travail de réglementation fédérale
Pour les milieux de travail canadiens, 2018 fut une année de transition et de changement.
Canada
21 Nov 2018
16
Bill C-65: How The Pending Anti-Harassment Bill Will Impact Employers
Parliament is back in session as of this week, and will return to the review of Bill C-65:
Canada
26 Sep 2018
17
Legalized Cannabis: Employer FAQs
Recreational use of cannabis in Canada will be legal as of October 17, 2018
Canada
17 Sep 2018
18
Federal Government Announces Planned Overhaul Of Federal Labour Legislation
The Federal Labour Minister announced that legislation will be introduced this fall to modernize the decades-old Canada Labour Code (the "Code").
Canada
11 Sep 2018
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Supreme Court Of Canada Upholds Workers' Compensation Order Against Site Owner
In the recent decision, West Fraser Mills Ltd. v. British Columbia (Workers' Compensation Appeal Tribunal), 2018 SCC 22, the Supreme Court of Canada upheld a workers' compensation claim...
Canada
9 Aug 2018
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La légalisation du cannabis récréatif et les problématiques liées au milieu de travail que l'employeur devrait considérer
Le 20 juin 2018, le Premier ministre Justin Trudeau annonçait que l'usage récréatif du cannabis au Canada sera légal à compter du 17 octobre 2018.
Canada
9 Aug 2018
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