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OHSA does not protect against retaliation for merely sustaining injury: OLRB

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 26 2015

The Occupational Health and Safety Act may protect employees against retaliation for asserting their rights under that Act, but not for merely

No punches thrown, but employee properly dismissed for yelling, swearing and abusive conduct

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 24 2015

An employee need not physically assault a co-worker in order to be dismissed for workplace violence, an arbitrator's decision shows. The employer had

SCC says suspension with pay can amount to constructive dismissal

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 24 2015

A non-unionized employee on an indefinite suspension with pay successfully claimed that he was constructively dismissed by his employer and was

“Flagrant disregard” of OHSA, failure to report, gets construction company convicted on 5 OHSA charges

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 19 2015

A construction company that tried to blame a worker's fall on his untied boots, has been found guilty of all 5 charges against it under

OHSA charges were adequately particularized, court finds: disclosure showed violations Crown intended to prove

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 16 2015

A judge has rejected an employer's argument that Occupational Health and Safety Act charges against it were unclear and that the Crown was required

Supreme Court confirms broad flexibility for executive branch regulatory agencies in making and changing policy

  • Dentons
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 9 2015

In a unanimous decision issued on Monday, March 9 in Perez v. Mortgage Bankers Association, the US Supreme Court has given the Labor Department and

Constructor made mistake of law, not fact: convicted of OHSA charge

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 3 2015

A constructor that argued the “mistake of fact” due diligence defence was instead found to have made a “mistake of law” and was convicted of a charge

Aguas v. State of New Jersey

  • Dentons
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 2 2015

In Ilda Aguas v. State of New Jersey, the New Jersey Supreme Court tackled two issues that were not "expressly decided" in Lehmann v. Toys 'R' Us

Mere posting of standard operating procedure was not enough: OLRB refuses to suspend MOL inspector’s training order

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 26 2015

Employers often post new procedures in the workplace without providing formal training. A recent decision of the Ontario Labour Relations Board

Run over by shoplifter in parking lot, retail employee may sue employer and supervisor despite having WSIB coverage

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 24 2015

A retail employee who helped pursue a shoplifter, in violation of the employer's workplace violence policy, was not entitled to WSIB benefits and