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New “super union” on the block

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 18 2014

Since Unifor was created from the merger of Canadian Auto Workers and Communication, Energy and Paperworkers Union last year, another merger of

From the desk of the HR manager, November 2014

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • November 18 2014

With the holiday season fast approaching, many organizations are in the midst of planning their annual holiday parties, meant to recognize the

Time off to vote in municipal elections?

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 12 2014

Are employers obligated to give employees time off to vote in the general local elections this Saturday, November 15? The short answer is no. Unlike

OH&S month part 4: the loneliest number? Regulations for employees working alone

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 7 2014

Many employees work alone or in isolation, whether from time to time or as a regular part of their work. In addition to an employer's general

Alberta government invites feedback on proposed changes to Occupational Health and Safety Code

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 4 2014

Proposed changes to Alberta's Occupational Health and Safety Code (Code) are now available for viewing and feedback here. The Code applies to most

OH&S month part 3: annual review of your bullying and harassment policies

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 4 2014

The deadline for compliance with WorkSafeBC's bullying and harassment policies was last November 1, 2013. We'd like to remind all BC employers that

Unsafe work refusals narrower after October 31 for federal workers

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • October 31 2014

Amendments to the Canada Labour Code (CLC) introduced by the federal government in its omnibus Budget Bill C-4 last year are set to take effect on

A reminder to update your policies for three new job-protected leaves for families

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • October 28 2014

We wanted to send out a reminder that as of October 29, 2014, employees in Ontario are entitled to three new job-protected leaves (in addition to any

OH&S month part 2: unsafe work refusals, now narrower for federal workers

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 27 2014

In every jurisdiction in Canada, employees and employers share the responsibility for ensuring a safe and healthy work environment. In British

Ontario Divisional Court upholds a worst-case scenario decision from the Human Rights Tribunal

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • October 22 2014

Last year, we reported on the notable Human Rights Tribunal decision of Fair v. Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board where the Tribunal ordered