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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


Interesting case from Ontario - farm workers denied Coroners inquest
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • November 4 2014

In Peart v the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services, the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal ("HRTO") considered whether the Coroner's


Ontario legislation expanding employer accountability re-introduced
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • October 31 2014

On October 29, 2014, Bill 18, Stronger Workplaces for a Stronger Economy Act, 2014, passed Second Reading in the Ontario legislature and was referred


Key changes to the Employment Standards Act, 2000 and other employment statutes
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • February 27 2015

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


Ontario government passes Broader Public Sector Executive Compensation Act, 2014
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • December 30 2014

In the November issue of this Newsletter, we reported on Bill 8, the Ontario Broader Public Sector Executive Compensation Act, 2014. This legislation


Maternity and parental leave in Alberta
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • February 2 2015

When an employee provides notice that they will be commencing a maternity or parental leave, many employers have questions regarding their


Unjust dismissal clarified: without cause terminations not prohibited by the Canada Labour Code
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • February 4 2015

The unjust dismissal sections of the Canada Labour Code ("Code") were, at one time, thought to have provided enhanced job security for non-unionized


Responsibility of employers for conduct of third parties
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • October 21 2014

The Human Rights Tribunal of Alberta has had a summer of interesting decisions. Following on its decision respecting accommodation of childcare needs


Investigations in the workplace
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • November 7 2014

Workplace investigations are inevitable for most organizations and employers face significant pressure to conduct them properly. A flawed


Running a-fowl of OHS: a cautionary tale from Saskatchewan
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • August 15 2014

Occupational health and safety ("OHS") policy has been a hot topic in Saskatchewan as of late. Not only has the regime received a large overhaul