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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Bill 2 restores certain provisions to the Employment Standards Code that the NDP government repealed a few years ago.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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Bad For Business: How Employers Deal With Problem Employees
Troublesome employees can disrupt a workplace and subject employers to reputational and economic costs.
Canada
 
5 Mar 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 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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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
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Pumping The Procedural Brakes: Arbitration Clause Stays Potential Uber Class Action
Will an arbitration provision in a services agreement between Uber and its drivers prevent the drivers from bringing a class action for being misclassified as contractors?
Canada
19 Feb 2018
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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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Ontario Employers Take Note: Major Changes To Ontario's Statutory Leaves Of Absence Are Already Underway
On November 28, 2017, Ontario's Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017, received royal assent.
Canada
8 Dec 2017
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Alberta Court Of Appeal Weighs In On Random Drug And Alcohol Testing
Employers in Alberta are likely to have greater latitude in terms of the evidence they can rely upon to justify a policy of random drug or alcohol testing in the workplace, ...
Canada
8 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
14
Alberta Employers May Face Increased Unionization And Mandated Collective Agreements
On March 13, 2017, the Alberta government announced that it intends to change provincial employment and labour laws to reflect "modern" times.
Canada
25 Apr 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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Court Reminds Arbitrators And Employers: Proper Investigation Of Employee Medical Marijuana Use A High Priority
The courts have again reminded employers — and arbitrators — of the importance of a proper investigation and analysis when an employee is discovered to be using medical marijuana....
Canada
20 Feb 2017
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The Only Constant Is Change: Yet More Amendments To BC's Workers Compensation Act
On October 7, 2015, we wrote about numerous changes that were being made to BC's Workers Compensation Act (WCA) pursuant to Bill 9.
Canada
20 Dec 2015
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Recent Amendments To The Workers Compensation Act Give WorkSafeBC Enhanced Compliance Powers
Recent changes to the Workers Compensation Act in British Columbia (the Act) significantly enhance WorkSafeBC's ability to enforce occupational health and safety compliance.
Canada
14 Oct 2015
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The Court Weighs In: Termination For Social Media Misconduct
Over a decade had passed since Ellen Simonetti, dubbed the "Queen of the Sky" was fired by Delta Air Lines after her infamous "Diary of a Dysfunctional Flight Attendant" blog.
Canada
8 Sep 2015
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Privacy Commissioners Issue Joint Guidance On Bring Your Own Device Programs
An organization's information can be put at risk when staff begin to bring their own devices and use them in the workplace.
Canada
20 Aug 2015
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