On May 17, 2023, Ontario announced changes to the training requirements for working at heights. The province has updated both the program and provider standards for mandatory working at heights training, noting that falling from heights is one of the leading causes of workplace fatality in a number of industries including construction. Currently, workers on…
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On April 11, 2019, the Ontario government tabled its 2019 Budget, Protecting What Matters Most (Budget), and introduced supporting implementation legislation, Bill 100, the Protecting What Matters Most Act (Budget Measures), 2019 (Bill 100).
The Budget outlines key initiatives around broader public sector compensation, reforms within the healthcare sector, registered pension plans, freedom of information, and more. In this FTR Now, we highlight the proposals that are of particular interest to employers, benefits plan administrators and human resources professionals.
Hicks Morley is proud to announce that five of the firm’s lawyers are recognized by the Who’s Who Legal: Labour, Employment & Benefits 2019 annual international compendium of lawyers.
Hicks Morley has been recognized as a leader in the fields of Labour and Employment and Pensions law by The Legal 500 Canada 2019 guide. Clients describe Hicks Morley as “the most prominent employment boutique in the country.”…
In this series, David Bannon walks through some key differences in labo(u)r law that U.S. employers should know when buying, selling or operating a business in Canada. In this installment, David discusses employer’s ability to communicate with employees during organizing and bargaining, the lack of “Right to work” jurisdictions in Canada, the timing of legal strikes and constitutional protections for labour processes. In the previous installment, David discussed the governing regimes for labour relations, the timing of the union certification process and an employer’s duty to disclose certain information to a train union.
In this series, David Bannon walks through some key differences in labo(u)r law that U.S. employers should know when buying, selling or operating a business in Canada. In this instalment, David discusses the governing regimes for labour relations in Canada, the timing of the union certification process and an employer’s duty to disclose certain information to a trade union.
Hicks Morley has been recognized as a leader in the fields of Labour and Employment and Pensions law by the Legal 500 Canada 2018 guide. Highlighted by clients as “at the top of its field,” Hicks Morley “has the depth and experience to respond quickly with a complete view of the alternatives and risks.”
While Canada and the United States are alike in many respects, there are a few key differences in labour law that U.S. employers should be aware of if you are considering buying, selling or operating a business in Canada…
Changes to Employment and Labour Laws: Impact for Employers, Workers and Workplaces