With the increasing number of workplace fatalities, employers need to be aware of industrial manslaughter offences.
Dependent of worker who dies as a result of a work-related injury may be entitled to make a WorkCover death benefit claim.
HHG Legal Group
Outlines the benefits of incorporating plant life into workspaces.
The Tribunal considered claims for compensation for psychological conditions arising from their employment.
A prolonged aggravation of symptoms in an unergonomic working-from-home set up can amount to a compensable injury.
By January 2025, employers could face large fines and/or imprisonment for deliberate acts of wage underpayment.
The decision not to reinstate was based on the genuine requirements of the role and workplace health and safety.
In Lagala v. Patene Building Supplies Ltd, 2024 ONSC 253 (CanLII), the employee was dismissed for cause and commenced a wrongful dismissal action against her former employer...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Labour and Employment Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Canada, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
MLT Aikins LLP
All Saskatchewan employers will soon be required to have a violence policy and prevention plan in place.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Effective January 1, 2024, the Canada Revenue Agency ("CRA") introduced a new administrative policy relevant to employers with full-time remote workers (the "Policy").
Dans une décision récente, le Tribunal administratif du travail du Québec (ci-après le « Tribunal ») a conclu qu'en l'absence de contrepartie reçue en échange de travail effectué...
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Legislation for the period 01/25 to 02/07
In Lagala v. Patene Building Supplies Ltd.,1 the Ontario Superior Court of Justice dismissed a wrongful termination claim commenced by the former Health, Safety and Training Manager...
Ontarians will recall the tragic 2009 case where on Christmas Eve, four workers who had recently immigrated from Eastern Europe plunged 13 stories to their death from a swing stage...
Au cours des dernières semaines, la Cour de cassation a rendu un certain nombre d'arrêts apportant des précisions utiles sur des...
In recent weeks, the Cour de Cassation (French Supreme Court) has issued a number of rulings providing useful clarification on issues that are important...
An employee's entitlement to paid statutory sick leave increased from three days to five days from 1 January 2024.
Matthew and Partners Advocates LLP
Labour and Employment Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Kenya, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
A confession is a statement in which a person acknowledges that he or she has committed an offence or crime. In both criminal and civil cases, including labour matters...