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Changes to drug testing thresholds
  • McLennan Ross LLP
  • Canada
  • 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

2008 occupational exposure limit proposal
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Canada
  • September 11 2008

The Ontario Government is strengthening protection for workers by implementing updated occupational exposure limits (OELs) for hazardous workplace substances and proposing changes for 2008

New Needle Safety Regulation: scope of regulation extended to cover additional health care workplaces
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Canada
  • September 11 2008

In August 2007, the Ontario government announced a new Needle Safety Regulation (O. Reg. 47407) under the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA

Common employers in class actions
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • Canada
  • February 13 2014

In mid-December, Justice Paul Perell released an interesting decision involving wage claims made by post-doctoral fellows at Sunnybrook Hospital

A(H1N1) update
  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
  • Canada
  • November 30 2009

Although globalization allows countries to benefit from increased economic opportunities, it also brings the risk of increased exposure to foreign health issues

Nova Scotia (Department of Community Services) v. Boudreau
  • Harper Grey LLP
  • Canada
  • June 9 2011

The Nova Scotia Supreme Court supported the decision to award a mother of a special needs child increased funding to pay personal care workers for their assistance with her son

Lump sum payments in lieu of healthdental benefits will be taxable
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • June 13 2011

Employers considering payouts in lieu of health and dental benefits should move quickly, as the Canada Revenue Agency (the CRA) has indicated that (subject to certain exceptions for insolvent employers) such payments will be taxable beginning in 2012

BLG Monthly Update
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Argentina, Australia, Canada, United Kingdom, USA
  • December 19 2012

The BLG Monthly Update is a digest of recent developments in the law which Neil Guthrie, our National Director of Research, thinks you will find

Ebola balancing risk and rights
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • October 21 2014

As the crisis in west Africa grows and North America has experienced its first death from Ebola, Canadian employers are starting to feel less immune

Material contribution: New South Wales CA weighs in
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada, Australia
  • September 29 2011

Keith Evans smoked a pack or two of cigarettes a day for 40 years, until 1991