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Federal Budget Bill Proposes Amendments To 10 Days’ Paid Medical Leave Of Absence Under Canada Labour Code

2022-06-30T10:01:23-07:00

On April 28, 2022, the federal government tabled Bill C-19, Budget Implementation Act, 2022, No. 1, giving effect to the initiatives found in its April 7, 2022 budget, A Plan to Grow [...]

Federal Budget Bill Proposes Amendments To 10 Days’ Paid Medical Leave Of Absence Under Canada Labour Code2022-06-30T10:01:23-07:00

Reasonable Safety Is Sufficient To Absolve An Occupier Of Liability Under The OLA

2022-06-28T10:23:33-07:00

In the recent Alberta Court of Queen's Bench decision of Westerveld v Cineplex Entertainment Corp, 2022 CarswellAlta 920, Master Mattis described the obligations imposed on an occupier under the Occupiers' Liability Act  (OLA). [...]

Reasonable Safety Is Sufficient To Absolve An Occupier Of Liability Under The OLA2022-06-28T10:23:33-07:00

How To Be An Ally: A Toolkit To Promote Racial Equity In Your Organization

2022-06-28T10:12:33-07:00

BLG Firm members recently attended Developing a Roadmap to Allyship, a three-part series led by sociologist and author Dr. Tsedale M. Melaku, PhD, which addressed the practical implications of systemic racism embedded [...]

How To Be An Ally: A Toolkit To Promote Racial Equity In Your Organization2022-06-28T10:12:33-07:00

Changes To Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Regime May Help Employers Address Labour Shortages

2022-06-14T10:43:31-07:00

Canada has made a number of changes to its work permit rules that are designed to address labour shortages. The changes will help Canadian employers meet human resources needs and [...]

Changes To Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Regime May Help Employers Address Labour Shortages2022-06-14T10:43:31-07:00

Fallout from unwanted office birthday party cost U.S. employer $450,000, but lessons are universal

2022-06-07T14:49:38-07:00

Disciplining or terminating an employee after they disclose a mental health issue is ill-advised Workplace stress is a fact in every employee’s life. Put several strangers in a room for [...]

Fallout from unwanted office birthday party cost U.S. employer $450,000, but lessons are universal2022-06-07T14:49:38-07:00

Accessibility For Manitobans Act: New Information And Communication Regulation

2022-06-02T09:58:58-07:00

The Accessible Information and Communication Standard Regulation (the "Standard") is the third regulation issued under The Accessibility for Manitobans Act (the "AMA"), which aims to remove and prevent barriers that exist digitally, [...]

Accessibility For Manitobans Act: New Information And Communication Regulation2022-06-02T09:58:58-07:00

PRIDE Guide

2022-06-01T15:59:09-07:00

June is PRIDE month, a time to celebrate all people of all genders and sexual orientations. PRIDE stands for ‘Promote Respect, Inclusion and Dignity for Everyone’. As an employer you [...]

PRIDE Guide2022-06-01T15:59:09-07:00

Bill-10: Unbalanced Changes To The BC Labour Relations Code – A Step Backwards For BC

2022-05-30T11:15:04-07:00

Introduction On April 6, 2022, the BC Government tabled Bill 10, the Labour Relations Code Amendment Act, introducing changes to the certification process. The Bill passed Third Reading on May 17, 2022, [...]

Bill-10: Unbalanced Changes To The BC Labour Relations Code – A Step Backwards For BC2022-05-30T11:15:04-07:00

Complicit In The Implicit: Labour Board Finds A Termination To Be Tainted With Discrimination Due To Implicit Racial Bias In The Workplace

2022-05-30T11:06:17-07:00

A recent construction industry grievance referral decision from the Ontario Labour Relations Board (the "Board"), Labourers' International Union of North America, Local 183  v CTS (ASDE) Inc,  2022 CanLII 14925 (ON LRB) ("CTS"), [...]

Complicit In The Implicit: Labour Board Finds A Termination To Be Tainted With Discrimination Due To Implicit Racial Bias In The Workplace2022-05-30T11:06:17-07:00

Choosing One Of Your Adult Children As Your RRSP/RRIF/TFSA Beneficiary? Think-And Act-Carefully

2022-05-19T10:35:33-07:00

It's an increasingly common story. A widow has several children, all of them adults. She makes a will that leaves her assets to all her children equally. The widow, however, [...]

Choosing One Of Your Adult Children As Your RRSP/RRIF/TFSA Beneficiary? Think-And Act-Carefully2022-05-19T10:35:33-07:00

Alberta, Canada Human Rights Tribunal Reminds Employees They Have Duties In The Workplace Accommodation Process

2022-05-11T09:18:10-07:00

In Zupcic v Saputo Foods Limited, 2022 AHRC 13 (Saputo), the Human Rights Tribunal of Alberta (Tribunal) dismissed an employee's complaint that that she was discriminated against in employment on the ground [...]

Alberta, Canada Human Rights Tribunal Reminds Employees They Have Duties In The Workplace Accommodation Process2022-05-11T09:18:10-07:00

An Update On Paid Leave For Illness And Injury Under The Employment Standards Act In British Columbia

2022-05-11T09:29:48-07:00

Recently, the BC Government passed Bill 19 to make further changes to paid and unpaid leave for personal illness or injury under the Employment Standards Act (the "Act") Background Five days of [...]

An Update On Paid Leave For Illness And Injury Under The Employment Standards Act In British Columbia2022-05-11T09:29:48-07:00

The 5 Mistakes HR Managers Make in Workplace Wellness Programs (and How to Fix Them).

2022-05-04T09:21:00-07:00

Thought: Remember that it is possible to achieve positive ROI in any organisation through a wellness program so if your program isn’t doing that, it means that you need to either [...]

The 5 Mistakes HR Managers Make in Workplace Wellness Programs (and How to Fix Them).2022-05-04T09:21:00-07:00
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