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Bill 177: Significant Expansion of Mental Stress Injury Coverage for Ontario Employees

November 23, 2017 Bill 177: Significant Expansion of Mental Stress Injury Coverage for Ontario Employees On November 14, 2017 the Ontario government introduced the Stronger, Fairer Ontario Act (Budget Measures), 2017, known colloquially as Bill 177, which includes several amendments to the mental stress provisions of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, 1997 (“WSIA”). As previously … Continued

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Ontario Completes Overhaul of Workplace Laws (Bill 148)

November 22, 2017 Ontario Completes Overhaul of Workplace Laws (Bill 148) Ontario’s Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017, known colloquially as Bill 148, passed the Third Reading on November 22, 2017 and was presented to the Lieutenant Governor for Royal Assent. The Bill is expected receive Royal Assent and become a law in the coming … Continued

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Bill C-65, An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code (harassment and violence)

November 21, 2017 Bill C-65, An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code (harassment and violence) In the midst of the high-profile “#metoo” campaign currently taking place on social media around the world, the federal government has introduced potential changes to the Canada Labour Code (the “Code”) to more directly address workplace harassment. Bill C-65, … Continued

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Ontario Announces Sweeping Changes to Policing Laws

November 3, 2017 Ontario Announces Sweeping Changes to Policing Laws On November 2, 2017, in a move being described by some as the largest policing transformation in a generation, the Ontario Government introduced Bill 175, the Safer Ontario Act, 2017 (the “Safer Ontario Act”). The Safer Ontario Act is a comprehensive public safety legislative package … Continued

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