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Mathews Dinsdale is delighted to announce that Mark Bout from our Vancouver office, Laura Dunnigan from our Calgary office and Julie Weller from our Toronto office have joined the Firm’s partnership.

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Court of Appeal Rules Bill 124 Unconstitutional for Represented Employees Only

In June of 2019, the Ontario Government introduced the Protecting a Sustainable Public Sector for Future Generations Act, 2019, commonly known as Bill 124 (“Bill 124” or “the Act”). The Act limited salary and compensation increases for approximately 780,000 workers in the public and broader public sector to 1.0% per year during a three-year moderation period.

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Government Guidance Released regarding Modern Slavery Act: An Update

Further to our bulletin on December 6, 2023, Deadline for Fighting Against Forced and Child Labour in Supply Chain Reporting Obligations for Companies is May 31, 2024: Is Your Organization Prepared?, Canada’s new modern slavery legislation, the Fighting Against Forced Labour and Child Labour in Supply Chains Act (Act), requires reporting entities to complete and submit to the government a mandatory online Questionnaire and a Report about the measures they have taken to address and prevent forced and child labour in their supply chains during their previous fiscal year.

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NAV CANADA permitted to establish multiple pay equity plans

On December 13, 2023, the federal Pay Equity Commissioner (the “Commissioner”) authorized NAV CANADA to establish two pay equity plans, despite unanimous opposition from the affected unions. Establishing multiple plans is an exception to the presumption under section 12 of the Pay Equity Act (the “Act”) in favour of an employer creating a single pay equity plan for its entire workforce. This decision is significant as it is one of the first decisions approving, in part, an application for multiple pay equity plans.

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Mathews Dinsdale is pleased to announce that Julie Weller has joined the Firm’s partnership. Julie works out of the Firm's office in Toronto, ON.

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Announcement

Mathews Dinsdale is pleased to announce that Laura Dunnigan has joined the Firm’s partnership. Laura works out of the Firm's office in Calgary, AB.

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Mathews Dinsdale is pleased to announce that Mark Bout has joined the Firm’s partnership. Mark works out of the Firm's office in Vancouver BC.

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