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Alberta Court finds in favour of employer after employee refused to comply with mask policy

Canada - July 28 2022 In Benke v Loblaw Companies Limited, 2022 ABQB 461, the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta weighed in on the effect of an employee’s unpaid suspension…

Reasonable notice period capped at 24 months absent special circumstances

Canada - July 5 2022 In a recent ruling the Supreme Court of British Columbia has reaffirmed that notice periods for wrongful dismissal in BC are capped at an upper limit…

Dealing with employees’ off-duty conduct

Canada - June 8 2022 Employers are increasingly faced with public pressure to discipline employees who engage in offensive conduct or who post offensive content online…

BC introduces single-step union certification

Canada - June 8 2022 Bill 10, titled the Labour Relations Code Amendment Act, 2022, received Royal Assent on June 2, 2022. The Bill was sponsored by The Honourable Harry…

Bill 88—Working for Workers Act, Part 2 passes third reading

Canada - April 13 2022 On April 7, 2022, Ontario’s Bill 88 (the “Bill”) passed third reading in the Legislature and is anticipated to receive Royal Assent in the coming days…

COVID-19 vaccination policies: Early employer successes in round two

Canada - April 13 2022 A number of arbitration awards dealing with COVID-19 vaccination policies were released in late 2021 and early 2022. While most of these policies were…

2022 Federal Budget: Highlights for the Charitable and NPO sector

Canada - April 7 2022 On April 7, 2022, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland tabled a new federal budget (the “2022 Budget”). This is only the second federal…

Part two: Workplace considerations post-COVID-19 workplace mandates

Canada - April 7 2022 In part one of this two-part series on transitioning from COVID-19 workplace mandates, we covered the latest and upcoming changes to COVID-19…

More new requirements on the horizon for Ontario employers

Canada - March 10 2022 On February 24, 2022, the Ontario government announced it would be introducing legislation requiring large employers to “tell their workers if, how…

Collective bargaining in 2022

Canada - February 3 2022 While truly an understatement, over the last two years society has undergone significant change. We have rising inflation. We have seen COVID-19’s…