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Effective October 26, 2021, vaccination will be a condition of employment for employees at all B.C. healthcare facilities. Also included are those working in settings such as home and community care facilities, including client homes.Read more
With the federal election taking place on September 20, 2021, the three major parties have made promises that will potentially have significant impacts on federal sector employers.Read more
Tara Erskine spoke to CTV Atlantic on the issue everyone is talking about Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccines Can an Employer Require It?
Court has partially overturned Decision No. 1227/19 of the WSIAT on judicial review, permitting a worker to sue for constructive dismissal and related aggravated, moral and punitive damages, despite the worker being entitled to receive benefits under the WSIA.Read more
A new regulation under the Occupational Health and Safety Act will come into force on July 1, 2021 in Ontario.Read more
Mandatory work from home order is lifted but remote work is still recommended where possible. Employers must maintain health and safety measures to reasonably address the continuing COVID-19 hazard.Read more
Although this award was related to the construction industry specifically, it establishes that in the appropriate context, Ontario employers may implement reasonable COVID-19 rapid testing protocols to protect the health and safety of workers and the public.Read more