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Mathews Dinsdale expands its footprint in Atlantic Canada

We are excited to announce the opening of our new office in New Brunswick. We would also like to welcome new Partner, David W. Clark, to the Firm who will be based out of our Fredericton office.

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Ontario OHSA Fine Signals Future Significant Director & Officer Prosecution Risk

The case involving a workplace explosion and Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) prosecution against Eastway Tank, Pump and Meter Limited of Ottawa, Ontario and its owner and Director Neil Greene, wrapped on Friday April 5, 2024 with guilty pleas and penalties for both the company and its Director. The terrible incident, which occurred in January 2022, resulted in fatal injuries to 6 workers, and catastrophic ones to a 7th worker, one of the worst losses of life and injury in a workplace accident in Canadian history. In addition to imposing a high OHSA corporate fine, the case has sent a chilling message about future OHS prosecution risk to Canadian corporate directors and officers.

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In-Depth Analysis

Employers’ Advisor April 2024

In this issue: 1) Well, Gosh: Weilgosh Confirms the HRTO’s and Labour Arbitrators’ Shared Jurisdiction over Human Rights Claims 2) Employers Beware, Your Termination Clause Could be Struck at “Any Time”, in the Court’s “Sole Discretion” 3) Working for Workers, One, Two, Three, Now Four – Employers Can Probably Expect More

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In A Flash

Ontario to Increase Minimum Wage, Effective October 1, 2024

On October 1, 2024, the general minimum wage in Ontario will be increasing from $16.55 to $17.20 per hour, representing an approximate 3.9% increase. This follows a previous increase to the minimum wage last year from $15.50 to $16.55 per hour effective October 1, 2023.

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Mathews Dinsdale is delighted to announce the addition of its new Partner, David W. Clark to the Firm's new Fredericton office. David has practised labour and employment law for over 35 years and brings comprehensive expertise in providing legal and strategic expertise to employers. Welcome to the team


Mathews Dinsdale is delighted to announce the addition of its new Associate, Nicole Chanderpaul to the Firm’s Toronto office.  Welcome to the team!


Mathews Dinsdale is delighted to announce the addition of its new Associate, Kevin Sung to the Firm’s Calgary office.  Welcome to the team!


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