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New Human Rights Commission policy on mental health and addiction
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • June 20 2014

On June 18, 2014, the Ontario Human Rights Commission released a new policy titled the Policy on preventing discrimination based on mental health


Medical Note Guidelines for Doctors from the Saskatchewan College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • MLT Aikins LLP
  • Canada
  • October 18 2016

One of the most important and challenging issues in the workplace is accommodation of medical disabilities to the point of undue hardship. Federal


Saskatchewan Labour Arbitrator rules that employers are not required to provide sick leave benefits immediately upon receipt of a doctor’s note
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • July 26 2014

On March 10, 2014, Saskatchewan Labour Arbitrator Daniel Ish decided a policy grievance relating to the management of Saskatchewan


Expanded duty to notify The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • January 13 2015

In a new act which has recently received Royal Assent, Safeguarding Health Care Integrity Act, 2014, S.O. 2014, c. 14., the legislature has


Workplace hazards: a tragic reminder to expect the unexpected
  • Rubin Thomlinson LLP
  • Canada
  • May 26 2014

On Wednesday, May 7, 2014, a worker was tragically - and fatally - attacked by large black bear at a Suncor mining facility near Fort McMurray


Terminating employees for cause: lessons from the health care sector
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • December 23 2013

Even when an employee is found to have engaged in serious misconduct, it seems to be increasingly difficult to justify termination for cause


Spring cleaning, “employment law style”
  • Rubin Thomlinson LLP
  • Canada
  • May 7 2014

With May now upon us, and as we bid farewell to one of the harshest winters in recent memory, thoughts turn to spring cleaning. To freshening up. To


This week at the SCC
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • December 2 2012

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


Curiosity caught the cat: case comment on privacy in the healthcare setting
  • Stewart McKelvey
  • Canada
  • March 5 2014

A physiotherapist with 25 years of clean service was discharged after her employer discovered she inappropriately accessed her employer’s Picture


Workplace safety also the responsibility of employees
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • March 27 2014

An employer's safety due diligence can be defeated every time by one thing: a worker who won't follow instructions or use proper equipment. But