On December 30, 2018 the CPTPP came into force presenting new opportunities for facilitating the temporary entry of “business persons” into Canada
Employers across BC should take this as a stark reminder that failure to implement and/or enforce safety policies and procedures can have serious reputational, financial and human repercussions.
BC Court of Appeal has confirmed the long-standing test that applies to such cases in BC – a test which continues to differ from that used in other provinces and the federal jurisdiction.
According to the government, changes are coming to the training standard that are intended to ease the burden on employers, simplify the training process and improve access to training
This article addresses less frequently discussed, unintended, unexpected and largely hidden costs and consequences of accidents and OHS violations.
An unprecedented decision in Canadian amateur sports, the BC Labour Relations has ruled that an application by players on Canada’s Senior Men’s Rugby 7s team to unionize may proceed.
This was the first prosecution in Nova Scotia under provisions of the Criminal Code, introduced in 2004.
The Supreme Court of Canada’s approach may impact individuals and corporations sentenced under provincial occupational health and safety legislation.
Stephen C. Bernardo
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Erich R. Schafer
Assisting employers with issues arising from grievance arbitrations, labour board proceedings, wrongful dismissal actions and human rights law
Paul McLean, is quoted in the Vancouver Sun article entitled Speaker Offers to Rescind Gag Orders on Fired B.C. Legislature Staff
Katie Van Nostrand, authors article for Ius Laboris entitled Timing in Canada Immigration.
Tara Erskine, contributes to article in Canadian Lawyer Entitled Undue Hardship Cited in Medical Marijuana Ruling.
Watch Laura Russell and Julie Weller explain Claim Suppression and How to Navigate its Tricky Waters via COS Magazine.
Jeremy Warning and Deanah Shelly Co-Author Article for COS Magazine Entitled Administrative Monetary Penalties Expanding
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