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.
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.
The Ontario Ministry of Labour announces it will be conducting workplace inspection blitzes in 2018 and 2019 across Ontario.
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.
If the recommendations are implemented, they will have significant implications for employers in managing WorkSafe claims and their costs.
On April 6, 2018 the Ontario government proclaimed the amendments to Section 83 of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act (“WSIA)
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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
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