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- Manitoba: Amendments to The Workers Compensation Act Proclaimed into Force By Jamie Jurczak and Peter Mueller, Taylor McCaffrey LLP
The Workers Compensation Amendment Act, S.M. 2014, c. 31, also known as "Bill 65" was partially proclaimed into force on October 15, 2014.
- 5 Signs Your Workers May Be Struggling with Literacy and Essential Skills Workers who have limited reading and writing skills are often embarrassed to let others know about their limitations. And if they can’t understand written safety rules or procedures and don’t tell
- Ohio Worker Caught on Video Faking a Workplace Injury We recently told you about the consequences of faking safety inspection records. Well, employers aren’t the only ones who may fake it—workers may succumb to this temptation, too.
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- Changes to Federal OHS Law to Take Effect Oct. 31, 2014 According to an order published in the Canada Gazette Part II, Vol. 148, No. 13 (see p. 219), changes to Part II of the Canada Labour Code introduced in Bill C-4 will take effect on Oct. 31, 2014. Par
- Learn More about Proving Due Diligence on Nov. 5, 2014 When companies or individuals are charged with violating the OHS laws, the most common defence they raise is due diligence—that is, they took all reasonable steps to protect workers’ health and sa