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- 05/18/17--06:00: Three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk
- 05/19/17--07:00: Victoria Day, public (statutory) holiday in Canada
- 05/23/17--06:00: Health record snooping nets hefty fine
- 05/24/17--06:00: The “G” word: Brooks v. Total Credit Recovery Limited
- 05/26/17--04:00: Update on Express Entry
- 05/26/17--06:00: Medical marijuana: A high cost to employers? #learnthelatest
One of the goals of legislation such as the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Human Rights Code is to promote accessibility and accommodation in various forums, including the workplace. However, when it becomes clear that, despite accommodating an employee to the point of undue hardship, a disabled employee will never again be able to return to his or her job or be accommodated in another position, what can an employer do?
The post The end of accommodation? Frustration of the employment contract as a last resort appeared first on First Reference Talks.
It may seem fairly obvious when a worker breaks her leg “in the course of employment”. However, injuries and illnesses related to bullying and harassment have drawn significant attention in recent years, and decisions from various workers’ compensation tribunals across the country illustrate that determining the work-relatedness of such injuries is no simple task.
The three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk deal with: Employment law changes coming ($15 minimum wage and more); overtime exemptions under employment standards; and grievance of an employee alleging discrimination based on family status.
For the first time in over 20 years, the Province of Ontario has commissioned an independent report to review both the Employment Standards Act and the Labour Relations Act.
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In Canada, Monday, May 22, 2017 is recognized as a public (statutory) holiday known as Victoria Day, except in the Atlantic provinces.
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In a recent case out of Goderich, Ontario a $20,000 fine, the highest of its kind in Canada, was handed out for a health privacy violation.
Brooks v. Total Credit Recovery Limited, a decision from the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario examined words, their etymology, and their impact in the workplace.
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On May 23, 2017, the Government of Ontario released the Changing Workplaces Review final report by authors C. Michael Mitchell and John C. Murray. It contains 173 recommendations that endorse significant changes to Ontario employment law aiming to create better workplaces with decent working conditions and widespread compliance with the law. The authors consulted with […]
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As of May 17, 2017, IRCC had issued a total of 62 rounds of ITAs under Express Entry. A summary of these rounds are as follows...
A recent case from Nova Scotia illustrates that as laws and social attitudes concerning marijuana change, employers may be burdened with previously unexpected costs.
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