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Confidentiality and misconduct considerations related to employee workplace recordings

Canada - September 29 2017 In a recent decision of the Court of Queen’s Bench of Manitoba, the trial judge in Hart v. Parrish & Heimbecker, Limited [2017] MBQB 68 (Hart)…

Brian Thiessen.

Franchisors - Are you at risk of joint employer status in Canada?

Canada, USA - May 12 2016 A finding of joint employer status, where a franchisor is found to be the joint or co-employer of its franchisees’ employees, is arguably the most…

Andraya Frith, Christine Jackson, Gillian S.G. Scott.

Metron Construction Project Manager Sentenced to 3½ Years in Prison

Canada - March 1 2016 In December 2009, Metron Construction Corporation (Metron) was repairing exterior balconies on the 14th floor of a high-rise apartment building in…

Allan Wells, Lauren Harper, Richard Wong.

Worker fatality leads to fine and jail sentences

Canada - January 22 2015 An Ontario company was recently fined $250,000 and two of its directors were each ordered to serve 25 days in jail as a result of a workplace…

Sunny Khaira.

Less than a month to go: top six tips on mandatory occupational health and safety training in Ontario

Canada - June 5 2014 Effective July 1, 2014, employers in Ontario will be required to ensure that all workers and supervisors have completed a basic occupational health…

Allan Wells, Jason Hanson, Lorraine M. Chan.