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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

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

  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • 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

Federal government eliminates mandatory retirement

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

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

Top technical bill issues for owner-managers

  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • 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

Obligations during disaster

  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • June 26 2013

Our thoughts are with those affected by the recent devastating floods in southern Alberta. In times like these when faced with imminent danger and

Social media and privacy in the workplace

  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 25 2011

The explosion in the popularity of social media has revolutionized the way in which we interact with the world