On March 1, 2018, the Court of Quebec found excavation contractor, Sylvain Fournier, guilty of manslaughter under the Criminal Code. In this article we discuss the new way that health and safety laws were used and applied in a criminal charge and the implications of the decision.Read more
Stay informed of the latest workplace law developments locally, nationally, and globally. From the timely quick read In A Flash to the In-Depth Analysis of various Advisors, Mathews Dinsdale’s team keeps you up-to-date.
Ontario’s Bill 175, known colloquially as the Safer Ontario Act, 2018 (the “Safer Ontario Act”), has received Royal Assent. In this article we review some of the important amendments relevant to labour relations in policing.Read more
Suncor’s Random Drug and Alcohol Testing Program Remains on Hold – Court of Appeal Upholds Injunction Decision
March 7, 2018 Suncor’s Random Drug and Alcohol Testing Program Remains on Hold – Court of Appeal Upholds Injunction Decision In a recent decision, 2018 ABCA 75, the Alberta Court of Appeal has upheld a decision of the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench, in which the lower Court granted an injunction sought by Unifor, Local … ContinuedRead more
March 6, 2018 A Canadian First: New Pay Transparency Legislation The Ontario Government unveiled an initiative today – known as Then Now Next: Ontario’s Strategy for Women’s Economic Empowerment (the “Strategy”) – as part of the Government’s new strategy described as advancing women’s economic empowerment. Included in the Strategy is the introduction of standalone legislation … ContinuedRead more