In this Federal Post, we discuss the practical challenges confronting federal employers when implementing the new medical and personal leaves under the Canada Labour Code. We also look at upcoming compliance deadlines under the Accessible Canada Act regulations and the federal Pay Equity Act.
Practice Area: Pay Equity
Brooklyn is a a labour and employment lawyer in Hicks Morley’s Waterloo office. She offers advice and representation to employers and management in the public and the private sectors for a wide range of labour, employment and human rights issues.
Labiba provides advice and representation to employers and management in both the public and private sectors on a wide range of labour, employment and human rights issues. Her work includes grievance arbitrations, labour disputes, wrongful dismissal actions, occupational health and safety, human rights and accommodation, and employment standards.
Justin is building a practice that includes advice and representation for employers in both the private and public sectors on a wide range of labour and employment issues including grievance arbitrations, labour disputes, wrongful dismissals, constructive dismissals, employment standards, and pensions and benefits.
Sarah offers advice and representation to employers and management in the public and the private sectors on a wide range of labour, employment and human rights issues.
Federal Government Consultation Underway on Proposed Pay Equity Act Regulations
On May 16, 2022, Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) published an invitation to provide feedback with respect to the development of regulations under the federal Pay Equity Act, which came into force on August 31, 2021. This Act establishes a proactive pay equity regime that applies to employers with 10 or more employees in…
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.
CHRT Seeks Feedback on Draft Rules and Forms Regarding Pay Equity
The Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT) has published and is seeking comments on its Draft Rules Respecting Pay Equity and accompanying draft forms. Comments are due by May 10, 2022. Background On August 31, 2021, the federal government proclaimed in force the Pay Equity Act (Act) and related regulations. The Act applies to federally regulated…
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.
We are back with another edition of Reaching Out. With 2021 drawing to a close, we thought it appropriate to update you on some non-COVID-19-related developments.