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Can A Cannabis User Qualify For Rapid Safety Sensitive Worksite Access?
Employers who operate safety sensitive worksites will find the recent decision of the Alberta Human Rights Tribunal in Everitt v Homewood Health Inc., 2019 AHRC 36 of interest.
Canada
18 Oct 2019
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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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Forthcoming Amendments To The Canada Labour Code
Last week we posted, "Changes to Labour Relations Code Proposed in New Report".
Canada
7 Nov 2018
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Employer Policies On Off-Duty Cannabis Use
For example, the Calgary Police Service has imposed a complete ban on its officers consuming cannabis, even while off-duty or on vacation.
Canada
26 Oct 2018
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Cannabis Is Legal: Top Tips For Employers
This is probably not the first article you will read today on cannabis. Cannabis is now legal in Canada, but strictly regulated.
Canada
18 Oct 2018
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Cannabis Testing And Employee Dismissal – Is Your Policy Ready For October 2018?
Canadian employers will soon encounter a new landscape when it comes to drug and alcohol testing in safety sensitive workplaces as cannabis use is set to be legalized in October 2018.
Canada
20 Aug 2018
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Bullying And Harassment In The Workplace: Check Your Policies
Last week, we discussed a recent Ontario case where four former employees of Soulpepper Theatre filed sexual harassment suits alleging sexual touching, groping and harassment over a period 13 years
Canada
19 Jan 2018
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SCC Upholds Decision Of The Alberta Human Rights Commission That Dismissal Of Cocaine-Addicted Worker Was Not Discriminatory
In Stewart v. Elk Valley Coal Corp., the Supreme Court of Canada upheld a decision of the Alberta Human Rights Tribunal which found that the termination of an employee in a safety-sensitive environment who tested positive for cocaine ...
Canada
26 Jun 2017
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BC Employers Subject To New Requirements Regarding Joint Health And Safety Committees And Worker Health And Safety Representatives
Employers must undertake an annual evaluation of each of their Joint Committee(s) to examine its effectiveness and identify possible improvement.
Canada
10 Jan 2017
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Recent Developments In Ontario In Employment And Human Rights Law
There were two interesting developments in Ontario this month in employment and human rights law.
Canada
15 Apr 2016
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Recently Enacted Regulations Impose New Health And Safety Requirements On Federally Regulated Businesses
On June 19, 2015, the Federal Government enacted the Policy Committees, Work Place Committees and Health and Safety Representatives Regulations.
Canada
13 Jul 2015
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New Employer Occupational Health And Safety Obligations Now In Force
On May 14, 2015, Bill 9, the Workers' Compensation Amendment Act, 2015, was given Royal Assent.
Canada
20 May 2015
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Proposed Changes To Employers’ Occupational Health And Safety Obligations
The purpose of the legislation is to strengthen WorkSafeBC's ability to promote and enforce occupational health and safety compliance, particularly in the area of inspections and investigations.
Canada
17 Feb 2015
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