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Be wary of accommodating employees on the basis of one prohibited ground and not others
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • February 13 2013

The Federal Court recently released its decision in Johnstone v. Canada (Border Services), an application for judicial review of a Canadian Human


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


Summary Offence Tickets: are you prepared?
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • August 11 2014

The recent amendment to the Saskatchewan Employment Act includes the introduction of Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) Summary Offence Ticketing


Employees’ Voting Rights Act significantly changes federal labour relations
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • January 16 2015

The Employees' Voting Rights Act (the "EVRA") significantly changes the way in which unions gain and lose bargaining rights in the federal sector in


Three new leaves of absence are effective on October 29, 2014 under Ontario's Employment Standards Act, 2000
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • October 22 2014

On October 29, 2014, the Ontario Employment Standards Amendment Act (Leaves to Help Families), 2014, Bill 21, comes into force. Bill 21 introduces


Budget announces social finance accelerator initiative
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • April 21 2015

A little over two years ago, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (now Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC)) launched the


Are you doing enough to protect your employees from workplace violence?
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • November 30 2016

Two recent Ontario Provincial Court decisions highlight the increasing importance that the Courts, the Ministry of Labour, employers and employees


WSIB limits on mental stress claims found unconstitutional
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • October 27 2014

In a decision released April 29, 2014, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal ("WSIAT") declared certain provisions of the Ontario


A review of Ontario legislation that expands employer accountability - Bill 18, Stronger Workplace for a Stronger Economy Act, 2014, has received Royal Assent
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • January 16 2015

Bill 18, the Stronger Workplace for a Stronger Economy Act, 2014, which received Royal Assent on November 20, 2014, introduced significant change to


Broader Public Sector Accountability Bill receives Royal Assent
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • January 12 2015

Bill 8, the Public Sector Accountability and MPP Accountability and Transparency Act, 2014 passed third reading on December 9, 2014 and received