SCC issues an important ruling impacting the potential occupational health and safety liability of site owners, even where incidents occur which do not involve their own employees.
This decision provides support for employers with safety-sensitive workplaces and employees with prescriptions for medical marijuana.
Laura Russell, Contributes to Article in COS Magazine Entitled Health and Safety Advocates Alerted to New WSIB Claims Suppression Protocols
Matt Craig Contributes Article to the OBA Entitled Federal Government Introduces Legislation to Address Violence and Harassment in the Workplace
Jeremy Warning Contributes Article to COS Magazine Entitled Health and Safety Violation Results in Manslaughter Conviction
Hilary Grice Co-Authors Article with Ius Laboris Member Firms from US and Mexico entitled Coordinate Wage and Hour Compliance Across North America
Tara Erskine, QC spoke on the panel Major Caselaw Developments at the Lancaster House Atlantic Canada Human Rights and Labour Law Conference, Halifax.
Public holiday pay under the ESA will once again be calculated using the formula that applied prior to the coming into force of Bill 148 The Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act.
Tara Erskine, QC participated in a panel on Immigration Restrictions in Developed Nations and Their Impact On Cross-Border Employment at the International Bar Association Annual Employment and Discrimination Law Conference, Montreal.
The Ontario Ministry of Labour announces it will be conducting workplace inspection blitzes in 2018 and 2019 across Ontario.