Recent decision in Canadian Energy Workers’ Association v ATCO Electric Ltd. does not change the law but it does help clarify when an employer may be justified in ordering an employee involved in an incident to undergo drug and alcohol testing.
Premier Kathleen Wynne introduced the Government Contract Wages Act, 2018 (the “Act”), on April 17, 2018. The proposed Act, if passed, would set minimum wages for workers in certain sectors under government contract.
For the past 40 years under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA) an individual was medically inadmissible to Canada if their health condition might reasonably be expected to cause excessive demand on health or social services.
Hilary Grice co-authored article with Ius Laboris Member Firms entitled Coordinate Wage and Hour Compliance Across North America, an overview and comparison of hours of work rules in Canada, Mexico and the US.
Employers and Health plan administrators can rest easier in light of the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal’s decision of April 12, 2018. In this article we review the decision and the implications for employers.