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A Changing Legislative Landscape

· 22 min read

Welcome to the latest issue of our Federal Post. In this issue we discuss: best practices for minimizing the risk of workplace sexual harassment, the new prohibition on use of vaping products in federally regulated workplaces, latest developments on the serious sanctions under the Canada Labour Code (Code) and the Criminal Code for health and safety violations, being proactive about Code compliance in light of the incoming power of the Minister of Labour to order an employer to perform an internal audit – see our Code “Compliance Checklist”

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In this issue of our Federal Post, we discuss amendments to the Canada Labour Code which will introduce new leaves as well as new obligations for federal employers regarding workplace harassment and violence, among other things. We also look at how adjudicators have interpreted the unjust dismissal world after the decision of the Supreme Court of Canada in Wilson v. Atomic Energy of Canada. And finally, we remind you about the incoming obligations regarding data breach under PIPEDA.

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Significant amendments to the Employment Insurance Regulations have been filed and were published in the Canada Gazette on November 15, 2017 to implement the availability of Employment Insurance (EI) benefits for the care of critically ill adult family members and the option to extend parental leaves, initiatives outlined in the 2017 Federal Budget. The changes…

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Federal Post – Sixth Edition

· 18 min read

We are pleased to bring you this promised Federal Post edition on recent case law updates of significance to employers in the federal sector.
Laila Karimi Hendry and Amy Tibble, both of our Toronto office, write about two unjust dismissal cases “post-Wilson” that you should know about.
David Foster of our London office provides a summary of recent cases interpreting the new test for “danger” under the Canada Labour Code…

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Federal Post – Fifth Edition

· 11 min read

Dear Friends, We are pleased to bring you our next edition of the Federal Post. In this edition, we highlight some key proposals of the recent federal budget and the corresponding Budget Bill which federally regulated employers need to know about. We also discuss other legislative initiatives currently underway that may have an impact on…

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Federal Post – Third Edition

· 22 min read

Along with the arrival of spring, we are pleased to bring you the first Federal Post edition of 2016, our newsletter designed exclusively for federally regulated employers…

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Federal Post – Second Edition

· 19 min read

Dear Friends, We are delighted to bring you this year-end edition of the Federal Post, our newsletter designed exclusively for federally regulated employers. In this issue, we cover a range of interesting developments in the areas of federal labour, employment standards, unjust dismissal law and health and safety. Ian Campbell, a lawyer in our Waterloo…