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Alberta, Canada Human Rights Tribunal Reminds Employees They Have Duties In The Workplace Accommodation Process

2022-05-11T09:22:33-07:00

In Zupcic v Saputo Foods Limited, 2022 AHRC 13 (Saputo), the Human Rights Tribunal of Alberta (Tribunal) dismissed an employee's complaint that that she was discriminated against in employment on the ground

Alberta, Canada Human Rights Tribunal Reminds Employees They Have Duties In The Workplace Accommodation Process2022-05-11T09:22:33-07:00

Which Illnesses Are Considered “Occupational Diseases” for Workers Comp?

2022-05-05T16:21:17-07:00

The Canadian workplace safety system is based on a pair of key laws: OHS laws requiring the implementation of measures to protect workers from health and safety hazards; and Workers comp laws providing benefits to workers who suffer occupational injuries and diseases, regardless of who’s at fault.

Which Illnesses Are Considered “Occupational Diseases” for Workers Comp?2022-05-05T16:21:17-07:00

Key Trends In Arbitration Awards Pertaining To Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policies

2022-04-28T16:19:27-07:00

Since late fall 2021, we have seen a steady flow of arbitration awards emerge in Ontario and British Columbia that consider issues relating to mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policies in the

Key Trends In Arbitration Awards Pertaining To Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policies2022-04-28T16:19:27-07:00

Arbitrator Decides Employer Could Terminate Employee Who Refused Government-Ordered Vaccination

2022-04-19T08:46:23-07:00

On April 4, 2022, in Fraser Health Authority v British Columbia General Employees' Union, 2022 CanLII 25560, Arbitrator Koml Kandola of the British Columbia Labour Relations Board dismissed the union's grievance respecting

Arbitrator Decides Employer Could Terminate Employee Who Refused Government-Ordered Vaccination2022-04-19T08:46:23-07:00

WorkSafeBC’s High-Risk Strategy for Construction Taking a Risk-Based Approach to Reduce Injuries

2022-04-12T14:34:53-07:00

Serious injuries account for 19 percent of all claims in construction B.C.’s construction sector has an injury rate that is consistently higher than the provincial average. That’s why WorkSafeBC has

WorkSafeBC’s High-Risk Strategy for Construction Taking a Risk-Based Approach to Reduce Injuries2022-04-12T14:34:53-07:00

Pay No Attention To The Blinking Red Light: Employee Monitoring Laws Announced In Ontario

2022-04-01T08:50:37-07:00

The Ontario Ministry of Labour has released Bill 88, the Working for Workers Act, 2022. Among other things, this proposed legislation would require employers to adopt disclosure practices related to employee monitoring.

Pay No Attention To The Blinking Red Light: Employee Monitoring Laws Announced In Ontario2022-04-01T08:50:37-07:00

Ontario Removing Masking Requirement On March 21 In Most Settings And Ending All COVID-19 Public Health Measures On April 27

2022-04-12T12:54:47-07:00

On March 1, 2022, Ontario moved to the Roadmap Exit Step, as amended. We provided a summary of the restrictions that were eliminated on that date and those that would continue to exist.

Ontario Removing Masking Requirement On March 21 In Most Settings And Ending All COVID-19 Public Health Measures On April 272022-04-12T12:54:47-07:00

Alberta Labour Relations Board Ices Union Complaint Against Vaccination Policy

2022-04-12T13:12:28-07:00

Alberta Labour Relations Board dismisses unfair labour practice complaint against vaccination policy implemented during statutory freeze period. In Amalgamated Transit Union, Local No. 583 v Calgary (City), the Alberta Labour Relations

Alberta Labour Relations Board Ices Union Complaint Against Vaccination Policy2022-04-12T13:12:28-07:00

Arbitrator Decides COVID-19 Pandemic Is Cataclysmic Event That Did Not Trigger Entitlement To Severance Under Layoff Provisions

2022-03-30T08:16:42-07:00

In United Utility Workers' Association of Canada v Dataco Utility Services Ltd., 2022 CanLII 13414 (AB GAA), Arbitrator John Moreau, Q.C., dismissed 11 grievances filed on behalf of 11 service technicians (Grievors)

Arbitrator Decides COVID-19 Pandemic Is Cataclysmic Event That Did Not Trigger Entitlement To Severance Under Layoff Provisions2022-03-30T08:16:42-07:00
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