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Category: Canada Labour Code

Top 10 Employment Law Developments in 2017

By , December 4, 2017 1:43 pm

In 2017, the provincial legislature and Ontario judges continued to change Ontario’s employment laws. These changes resulted in higher payroll costs and a more regulated workplace. This blog briefly identifies 10 employment law developments from the past year. 1.Changes to the Employment Standards Act. Many changes were made to this law in November. Most of these Continue Reading…

Bill C-65: The Federal Government’s Crackdown on Workplace Harassment and Violence

By , November 24, 2017 11:00 am

On the heels of the viral #metoo campaign, the federal government is cracking down on harassment and violence in the workplace. The Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour recently proposed Bill C-65, an Act to amend the Canada Labour Code (harassment and violence). Federally regulated employers such as banks, telecommunications and transport industries should Continue Reading…

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