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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

Vaccination Policy Did Not Give Rise to Constructive Dismissal

On December 1, 2023, the Alberta Labour Relations Board overturned the decision of an Employment Standards Officer to grant an employee termination pay for being “constructively dismissed” after being placed on leave due to non-compliance with the employer’s vaccination policy.

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Employers' Advisor

Employers’ Advisor December 2023

In this issue: 1) Employers Take Note: Increasingly Large Common Law Notice Periods, 2) New Pay Transparency Legislation in BC and Ontario, 3) Canada Labour Code Amendments Change the Game in Labour Actions

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In A Flash

Ontario Introduces Working for Workers Four Act, 2023

For the second time this year, the Ontario Government has introduced proposed legislative amendments to several workplace laws under the so-called “Working for Workers Act”.  This year’s second iteration – Working for Workers Four Act, 2023 (“Bill 149”, available here) was introduced on November 14, 2023.  These proposed changes were announced as part of a larger package that expands on the employee protections provided by the Working for Workers Acts, 2021, 2022 and 2023.

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In A Flash

Minimum Wage Increases Effective October 1, 2023

On October 1, 2023, the general minimum wage in more than half the provinces across the country is set to increase, including Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland & Labrador. These increases come on the tail of similar increases which occurred recently in British Columbia and Quebec.

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