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The obligation to provide Personal Protective Equipment what if no “appropriate PPE” exists?

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 10 2009

A recent decision of the Ontario Court of Justice adds an interesting clarification to the duties of an employer to provide Personal Protective Equipment

Federal government eliminates mandatory retirement

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 6 2012

Mandatory retirement will be outlawed in the federal sector (except where an employer can establish that the rule is a bona fide occupational requirement) as of December 15, 2012

WEPPA priority for “wages”

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • October 20 2009

Ted LeRoy Trucking Ltd. obtained protection under the CCAA and PriceWaterhouseCooper was its monitor

Soost v. Merrill Lynch Canada Inc: welcome judicial restraint exercised in the analysis of wrongful dismissal damages

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • January 21 2011

There has been considerable uncertainty as to the circumstances in which a Court will award aggravated or punitive damages in respect of the dismissal of an employee

Alberta employer faces stiff penalty for workplace death

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • November 14 2013

On October 31, 2013, the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench issued a large fine against an employer under the Occupational Health and Safety Act

Top technical bill issues for owner-managers

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • December 2 2013

The Department of Finance released a prolific amount of proposed legislation in the last quarter of 2012 and the first quarter of 2013. More

Workplace safety: another Criminal Code prosecution

  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 15 2010

For the third time, police have laid Bill C-45 Criminal Code charges arising from a workplace fatality

Disturbing case on mitigation of damages during contractual notice period

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • January 8 2013

When Peter Bowes commenced his employment with Goss Power Products Ltd. (“Company”), he entered into a written employment contract which provided that he

Alberta’s new labour laws raise constitutional questions

  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 9 2013

Critics claim two new Alberta labour laws infringe the constitutional rights to freedom of expression and freedom of association. A review of both

Supreme Court decision on randomized alcohol testing

  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • June 14 2013

The Supreme Court of Canada released this morning its decision in Irving Pulp & Paper Limited v. Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of