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Pandemic planning

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 17 2011

Influenza is a contagious respiratory illness caused by an influenza virus

Changes to drug testing thresholds

  • McLennan Ross LLP
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  • Canada
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  • September 27 2010

If your company has an alcohol and drug testing policy, you need to be aware of changes which are being implemented to drug testing standards specified by the US Department of Transportation (DOT) (and followed by Canadian testing laboratories) effective October 1, 2010

Employer alert on “swine flu”

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Canada
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  • May 1 2009

The confirmation that the contagion, "swine flu", is present in Canada, raises potential issues about the rights and responsibilities of both employers and employees

This week at the SCC

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 2 2012

The Supreme Court of Canada released one decision this week of interest to Canadian businesses and professions

Section 56 of the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases is ruled unconstitutional

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
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  • Canada
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  • August 9 2010

On March 16, 2010, Commissioner Richard Hudon of the Commission des lésions professionnelles declared that section 56 of the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases is inoperative because, in his view, it discriminates on the basis of age, contrary to both the Quebec Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms and the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

What’s happening with drug testing in Canada?

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • September 20 2012

Thanks to Jeff Polsky for answering my question about minimizing the risk of a runaway jury in US employment claims

H1N1 virus (swine influenza) preparing for the pandemic (provincially-regulated employers)

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • May 20 2009

The H1N1 Virus, or swine influenza, outbreak is obviously of great concern for B.C. employers

BC Labour Relations Board dismisses Charter challenge

  • McMillan LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • November 25 2011

In companion decisions issued on November 4, 2011 involving the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, the BC Labour Relations Board has dismissed a Charter challenge and unfair labour practice complaints brought by the Ambulance Paramedics of BC, CUPE Local 873 against the Government of British Columbia, the Health Employers Association of BC and the Emergency and Health Services Commission ("EHSC"), which operates the province-wide British Columbia Ambulance Service

Rosenhek v. Windsor Regional Hospital: practical implications for hospitals and physicians

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 12 2010

On October 21, 2010, the Supreme Court of Canada (the "Supreme Court") refused an application made by Windsor Regional Hospital (the "Hospital") for leave to appeal the judgment of the Ontario Court of Appeal ("Court of Appeal") in Rosenhek v.Windsor Regional Hospital

Preparing for the pandemic: Ontario employers' statutory obligations

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • May 19 2009

In a recent newsletter ("Managing Risk Around Swine Flu What Employers Should Know", May 1, 2009), we advised you of the risks in managing workplace issues arising from the H1N1 Influenza Flu Virus commonly known as the Swine Flu