Protections against discrimination are enshrined in federal and provincial human rights legislation across the country. Although there are commonalities, the methodology for determining discrimination is not the same across the… Read More
We previously blogged about anticipated changes to the Alberta Employment Standards Code regarding general holiday pay and banked overtime agreements.
Bill 2: An Act to Make Alberta Open for Business received… Read More
Information for International Students and Employers of International Students
Earlier this year, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) updated the processing instructions for its post-graduation work permit program (PGWPP), which allows… Read More
On Wednesday May 15, 2019, Bill No. 172, an act to amend The Saskatchewan Employment Act, respecting the provision of paid interpersonal violence and sexual violence leave, received Royal Assent. The… Read More
Authors: Amy Gibson and Julie Labach, summer student-at-law
On Monday, May 13, 2019, the Saskatchewan Legislative Assembly passed all stages of Bill No. 172, an act to amend The Saskatchewan Employment… Read More
In 2014, Saskatchewan overhauled existing occupational health and safety legislation by enacting The Saskatchewan Employment Act (the “SEA”). Among vast changes, the SEA set out a new sentencing regime for… Read More
Accommodating employees who use medical cannabis can present significant practical issues for employers—especially those with safety-sensitive workplaces. This is particularly so because with current medical science and drug-testing technology, it… Read More
On February 21, 2019, the Saskatchewan Government announced the appointment of Barbara Mysko as the new Vice-Chairperson of the Saskatchewan Labour Relations Board.
Vice-Chairperson Mysko fills the former position of Justice… Read More