Modernizing Canada’s Privacy Laws: What Employers Need to Know About Bill C-27

On June 16, 2022, the federal government introduced Bill C-27, Digital Charter Implementation Act, 2022. If passed, Bill C-27 would repeal Part 1 of the Personal Information and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) and replace it with the new Consumer Privacy Protection Act (CPPA). It would enact the Personal Information and Data Protection Tribunal Act (PIDPTA)…

David Gruber

David advises employers and pension plan administrators on the design and administration of pension and employee benefit plans. Having worked with a variety of pension plans across Canadian jurisdictions, he is well positioned to help navigate the complex world of pension standards legislation.

Rachel Jadd

Rachel is a labour and employment lawyer in Hicks Morley’s London office. She maintains a broad practice and advises employers and management in the public and private sectors on labour, employment and human rights issues.

Kenji Nuhn

Kenji advises and represents employers on labour, employment and human rights issues. Having previously worked in human resources, Kenji is uniquely positioned to provide practical solutions to workplace issues.

Beyond COVID-19: 2021 Year in Review – Cases and Legislation of Note

Employers and human resource professionals will undoubtedly remember 2021 as another year shaped by the pandemic. But … there were also legal developments in 2021 that were not related to COVID-19. In this FTR Now, we look at some of the year’s notable “non-pandemic” cases and legislative developments of interest.

Federal Government Publishes Exemptions to New Hours of Work and Notice of Schedule Requirements under Canada Labour Code

The federal government recently published Exemptions from and Modifications to Hours of Work Provisions Regulations (Regulations) made under the Canada Labour Code (CLC). The Regulations provide certain exemptions and modifications to the CLC provisions requiring employers to provide 96 hours’ notice of work schedule, 24 hours’ notice of shift change, 30-minute breaks every 5 hours…

Introduction to the Duty to Accommodate Training Workshop

There’s no such thing as a “textbook” for accommodation. Your employee may have a challenging physical or mental disability that impacts their ability to do the job. Each scenario is unique and types of disabilities vary. How you respond to an individual’s request can mean significant liability for your organization.