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As of December, many federal employers will be required to provide employees with up to 10 paid days of medical leave as a result of amendments to the Canada Labour Code.
MLT Aikins LLP
Amendments to the Canadian Competition Act (the "Act") received Royal Assent on June 23, 2022, some of which are aimed at protecting workers form anti-competitive conduct of employers.
lus Laboris
Managing employees who refuse to comply with a corporate face mask policy can be challenging for employers. In Canada, the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench has officially weighed in on the debate.
Lapointe Rosenstein Marchand Melancon
On May 24, 2022, the Quebec National Assembly adopted Bill 96, An Act respecting French, the official and common language of Québec ("Bill 96"), which makes significant amendments to the Charter...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Employment lawyers are often asked to consider whether an individual is an "employee" or an "independent contractor". This is an important distinction for employers as the consequences...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Au cours des dernières années, les employeurs ont vu leur résilience mise à rude épreuve. La pandémie de COVID-19 leur a toutefois permis de tirer d'importantes leçons qu'ils peuvent...
Langlois Lawyers, LLP
In a decision dated July 13 of this year, Justice Marc Saint-Pierre of the Quebec Superior Court ordered that an employee who had been guaranteed a job "for life" by his employer...
Robinson Sheppard Shapiro
Faire la différence entre le droit de gérance de l'employeur et le harcèlement psychologique ressenti par un employé peut être difficile. Le principe du harcèlement psychologique au travail...
Mathews Dinsdale & Clark
Employers have now received some clarification on the new provincial requirements to have an electronic monitoring policy in their workplace this fall.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
A line of Ontario Court of Appeal decisions suggest that the benefit an experienced employee can give cannot be erased when determining common law reasonable notice...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Les règles concernant le nombre de représentants des travailleurs sur un comité de santé et de sécurité, leur désignation et la fréquence minimale des rencontres du comité s'avèrent très techniques.
Langlois Lawyers, LLP
On June 23, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on April 7, 2022, and other measures (the "BIA") received Royal Assent.
McMillan LLP
On July 16, 2022, the federal government published the Regulations Amending Certain regulations Made Under the Canada Labour Code (Medical Leave with Pay) (the "Regulations").
Langlois Lawyers, LLP
Le 23 juin dernier, la Loi portant exécution de certaines dispositions du budget déposé au Parlement le 7 avril 2022 et mettant en œuvre d'autres mesures a reçu la sanction royale.
Langlois Lawyers, LLP
Dans une décision rendue le 13 juillet dernier, la Cour supérieure du Québec, sous la plume de l'honorable j.c.s. Marc Saint-Pierre, a ordonné la réintégration d'un salarié qui s'était vu garantir...
Fasken
In Ahluwalia v. British Columbia (Workers' Compensation Board)[1], a worker's appeal was dismissed after the Court of Appeal determined that the WorkSafeBC Review Division had properly applied law and policy in relation to a bullying and harassment investigation conducted by the employer.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
La pandémie de la COVID-19 a été, et continue d'être, la source de plusieurs incertitudes pour les employeurs. Entre autres, la caractérisation de la pandémie de la COVID-19...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The COVID-19 pandemic has been, and continues to be, the source of many uncertainties for employers. Among other things, the characterization of the COVID-19 pandemic...
Fasken
The employee reported that she was bullied at work by the assistant manager on several occasions. Notably, the employee alleged she had been shouted at on at least one occasion.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
After having managed through COVID-19, employers are rightly thinking, "another pandemic?". Employers have built an internal resiliency from COVID-19 and can apply many of the lessons learned...
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