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.
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Federal Government Publishes Proposed Accessible Canada Regulations and Invites Public Input
On February 13, 2021, the federal government issued a notice regarding the proposed Accessible Canada Regulations (Proposed Regulations), which establish a proposed framework to promote compliance with accessibility requirements under the Accessible Canada Act (ACA). The Proposed Regulations would apply to entities under federal jurisdiction. In this Federal Post, we provide an overview of the…
Federal Government Seeks Input on Accessibility Standards
The federal government is seeking input from interested participants on the development of federal accessibility standards under the Accessible Canada Act (Act), which came into force in July 2019.