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App-Based Ride Help

British Columbia has finalized regulations to provide a minimum-wage and basic protections for ride [...]

Occupational Health And Safety Sentencing Decision – Nova Scotia

Earlier this month, the Provincial Court of Nova Scotia issued its sentencing decision in R v The [...]

A Reminder To Federal Employers: Time To Update Harassment And Violence Policy

On January 1, 2021, the Work Place Harassment and Violence Prevention Regulations (the [...]

Second Update On Guidance For The Fighting Against Forced Labour And Child Labour In Supply Chains Act: Deadline Approaching

Recap In a series of prior publications, which you can find here and here, we set out [...]

Reasonable Settlement Offer Leads To Dismissal Of Human Rights Complaint

The Alberta Human Rights Commission recently upheld a Director’s decision to dismiss a former [...]

Psychological Harassment And Sexual Violence: New Obligations For Québec Employers

On March 27, 2024, the government of Québec sanctioned Bill 42, An Act to prevent and fight [...]

Prince Edward Island, Canada: New Paid Sick Leave Program

On November 29, 2023, Prince Edward Island’s Bill 106, An Act to Amend the Employment [...]

Jurisdictional Issues In Maritime Employment Law

The Federal Court of Canada’s recent decision in Konteft v. Lower Lakes Towing Ltd., 2024 FC [...]

Ontario’s Divisional Court Overturns Arbitrator’s Unreasonable Decision In Workplace Sexual Harassment Case

A concerning arbitration decision has been quashed on judicial review. Five Metrolinx employees had [...]

Another Arbitrator Considers Interaction Between Canada Labour Code Leave Entitlements And Other Leave Entitlements

In Teamsters Local Union 987 of Alberta v Purolator Inc., 2024 CanLII 21937 (CA LA), an arbitrator [...]

Alberta Human Rights Tribunal Cracks Down On Workplace Discrimination With Highest General Damages Award To Date

A recent decision by the Alberta Human Rights Tribunal (the “Tribunal“) has sent a [...]

Quebec Adopts New Bill To Tackle Psychological Harassment And Sexual Violence In The Workplace

On March 27, 2024, Bill 42, An Act to prevent and fight psychological harassment and sexual [...]

Human Rights Risks: Can An Employer Terminate An Employee On Leave?

Can an employer terminate an employee who is on sick leave? This is a question many employers have [...]

Court Rules In Favour Of Employee In Dismissal Dispute

The Ontario Superior Court ruled in favour of a dismissed employee and found the employer breached [...]

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