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Workplace Changes Coming September To Federally Regulated Companies
As well, consultations will continue on pay equity, pay transparency, protection of wages where the employer is bankrupt, sexual harassment
Canada
14 Aug 2019
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UCP Introduces Changes To The Alberta Employment Standards Code And The Alberta Labour Relations Code
Bill 2 restores certain provisions to the Employment Standards Code that the NDP government repealed a few years ago.
Canada
21 Jun 2019
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Uber Drivers Get Their Day In Court
The intersection of mandatory arbitration clauses and class proceedings continues to be a vexing problem for the courts. In Heller v. Uber Technologies Inc., the first decision of 2019
Canada
31 Jan 2019
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New Employment Standard Poster For Ontario Employers To Post
Earlier this month, the Ontario Ministry of Labour released version 8.0 of the Employment Standards Poster.
Canada
28 Jan 2019
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Bill 66—More Changes To The Ontario Employment Standards Act, 2000
On December 6, 2018, the Ontario Government introduced Bill 66, titled Restoring Ontario's Competitiveness Act, 2018 (Bill 66).
Canada
14 Dec 2018
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Bill 47 Implements Significant Changes To Ontario Employment Standards Legislation
On October 23, the Ontario Government introduced Bill 47, Making Ontario Open for Business Act, 2018 ("Bill 47").
Canada
7 Dec 2018
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Canada's New Pay Equity Regime For Women In The Workforce
Canada has one of the world's highest participation rate of women in the workforce, but there remains a significant wage gap—Canadian women earn about 88 cents for every dollar earned by men.
Canada
21 Nov 2018
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Hot Off The Parliamentary Press: Bill C-86 And Federal Employment Standards
Lori Sterling most recently served as Canada's Deputy Minister of Labour and Associate Deputy Minister, Employment, Skills Development Canada.
Canada
5 Nov 2018
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Increased Scrutiny Of Worker Misclassification In Ontario
In November 2017, Ontario's Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017, received Royal Assent.
Canada
21 Mar 2018
10
New Employment Standards Poster For Ontario Employers To Post
In addition to significant changes to Ontario's Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA) starting to take effect under Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017, the Ontario Minister of Labour released...
Canada
24 Jan 2018
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New "Equal Pay For Equal Work" Provisions In Ontario Limit Ability To Vary Employees' Pay Based On Employment Status
On November 28, 2017, Ontario's Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017, received Royal Assent. While some major changes have already come into effect, others are just around the corner.
Canada
17 Jan 2018
12
Raising The Bottom Line: Bill 148 Changes To Employee Compensation In Ontario
On November 28, 2017, Ontario's Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017, received Royal Assent. Major changes are now on the horizon for all provincially-regulated workplaces in Ontario.
Canada
5 Jan 2018
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Certification Denied In The Latest Misclassification Overtime Class Action
In the latest instalment in a growing wave of employment class actions, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice denied certification of a claim for unpaid overtime wages due to fatal flaws...
Canada
5 Dec 2017
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7 Business Cases To Follow In The Supreme Court's Fall Term
The Supreme Court of Canada's fall term begins on October 2.
Canada
13 Nov 2017
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Government Announces Sweeping Changes To Labour And Employment Laws In Alberta
In March this year, the Alberta government announced its intention to "modernize" the province's employment and labour laws.
Canada
15 Jun 2017
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2017 Federal Budget: Update For Employers
On March 22, the 2017 federal budget, Building a Strong Middle Class Through Innovation, was released.
Canada
13 Apr 2017
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Plain Language In Bonus Plan Prevails: No Employment, No Vesting, No Bonus
In positive news for employers, in Styles v Alberta Investment Management Corporation, 2017 ABCA 1, the ABCA affirmed that an employee who does not meet a clear and well drafted condition of eligibility...
Canada
16 Jan 2017
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Federal Target-Benefit Conversions Face An Uphill Battle
While it may be true that there's nothing new under the sun in the pension world, target-benefit plans may prove the exception.
Canada
8 Dec 2016
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Overtime Class Actions Gaining Traction In Canada: Is The Oil Patch Next?
On October 12, 2016, a former GoodLife personal trainer filed a class action lawsuit for $60 million in damages under Ontario's Class Proceeding Acts, 1992.
Canada
28 Nov 2016
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CPP Reform – And The ORPP Is Almost (Undeniably And Reliably) Dead
On June 20, 2016, the federal Minister of Finance Bill Morneau, together with eight of the 10 provincial finance ministers, agreed in principle to expand the Canada Pension Plan (CPP).
Canada
11 Jul 2016
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