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.
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.
OHS & Workers’ Compensation Advisor – April Edition
Volunteers. Volunteerism. They both matter. Without them Canadian society would suffer. But, when are volunteers “workers” for the purpose of OHS legislation?