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The expanded scope of human rights protection: The Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal v. Schrenk

The Supreme Court of Canada has recently released its decision in British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal v. Schrenk, 2017 SCC 62, on appeal from the British Columbia Court of Appeal. This decision expands the scope of protection under Human … Continue Reading

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Kevin Wright, Todd Shikaze and Emily Snow author article on proving liability in Canadian price fixing class actions

Kevin Wright, Todd Shikaze and Emily Snow recently authored “On the ‘Level’ After Godfrey: Proving Liability in Canadian Price Fixing Class Actions,” for the December 2017 edition of Class Action Defence Quarterly. In the article they provide insight … Continue Reading

Posted in Employment Law

Are you ready to implement Ontario Bill 148?

Several amendments to the Employment Standards Act, 2000, including the amendments to the parental leave provisions, have already come into force since Bill 148 received Royal Assent on Monday, November 27, 2017. Many more will come into force on … Continue Reading

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Reporting deadlines for the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005

The new year is fast approaching, bringing with it colder weather, holiday party invites and… a filing obligation under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA).

If you are a business or non-profit organization with 20 or more … Continue Reading

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Significant obligations on employers, supervisors, and workers to be added to Alberta’s Occupational Health and Safety Act

As part of the sweeping changes to Alberta’s occupational health and safety legislation announced by the Alberta Government on November 27, 2017, when it tabled Bill 30: An Act to Protect the Health and Well-being of Working Albertans, protection from … Continue Reading

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