This article highlights new obligations faced by employers with respect to the use of medical marijuana, e-cigarettes and tobacco within the workplace
This article highlights recommendations made by the Employment Standards Act Reform Project Committee which may have the largest impact on employers in British Columbia.
In this issue: The Legalization of Marijuana; Violence and Harassment in the Workplace; Schrenk v. BC Human Rights Tribunal
The Cannabis Act, which will legalize recreational marijuana use, has received approval by the Senate.
Keith is recognized in the area of Employment & Labour by Chambers and Partners 2019
Keith is recognized in the area of Employment & Labour by Who’s Who Legal Canada 2018
Recent arbitration awards under the HLDAA have resulted in wage freezes for approximately 1,000 bargaining unit employees represented by two separate unions.
Loretta Bouwmeester presented, Workplace Harassment and Bullying for a Client presentation in Edmonton.
Ryan Anderson presented at the Go2 HR Annual General Meeting on Legalization of Recreational Cannabis Use – What Employers Need to Know.
Herbert H.B. Law, Greg McGinnis, and Hilary Grice gave a presentation regarding the Constitutionality of Terminating Benefits at Age 65. You can view the archived presentation here.
Recent amendments to existing set fines as well as new fines which have been set for various OHSA violations will be outlined in this article.
Loretta Bouwmeester presented, Marijuana at Work – Implications for Employers for Informed HR Calgary.
Loretta Bouwmeester presented, Sober Second Thought: Experts Debate the Future of Workplace Drug Testing for Lancaster House 36th Annual Labour Arbitration & Policy Conference at The Westin, Calgary.
The Government of Canada is expected to announce regulations which extend biometrics requirements to all permanent resident applicants and temporary resident visa, study and work permit applicants.
Loretta Bouwmeester presented, Law Firm Workplace Safety Part II at the Canadian Bar Association – AB Law Firm Management & Leadership Section at the Canadian Bar Association, Calgary
The Ontario Provincial Election is on Thursday, June 7, 2018. Employers should be aware of the following special employment obligations that exist on Election Day.
Loretta Bouwmeester presented, OH&S Matters for the Mechanical Contractors Association of Alberta 68th Annual Conference at the Delta Kananaskis Lodge
Quoted in Benefits Canada: “Navigating the ’50 shades of grey’ surrounding marijuana legalization and the workplace”
Counsel at arbitration for a poultry processor, resulting in dismissal of a grievance – Counsel Gradin Tyler