Following the recent Capitol Building storming in Washington, D.C., many rioters were identified and then arrested. Many of the individuals also lost their jobs when their employers learned of their… Read More
As of January 1, 2021, federally regulated employers are legally obligated to prevent and respond to workplace harassment and violence.
The new changes apply to all federally regulated workplaces and employers,… Read More
In November 2020, we discussed proposed changes to Alberta’s workplace health and safety and workers’ compensation legislation that were introduced through Bill 47, Ensuring Safety and Cutting Red Tape Act,… Read More
This blog was originally published on November 20, 2020.
On November 19, 2020, the Provincial Health Officer (PHO) announced an order for all individuals, places of work and businesses in B.C.… Read More
Effective December 12, 2020, the Manitoba government will lift current restrictions requiring retail businesses in the province to close during certain statutory holidays and to limit their operating hours on… Read More
The extended Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy provides ongoing support for employers whose businesses have been significantly impacted by COVID-19.
Update: On November 30, 2020, federal Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland announced that… Read More
Municipalities have unique labour and employment obligations that may be often difficult to navigate. Saskatchewan Rural Municipalities (“RMs”) should consider seeking proactive legal advice regarding labour and employment issues before… Read More