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.
In Paterson and Public Service Alliance of Canada, the Federal Public Sector Labour Relations and Employment Board provided key guidance on running strike votes in the federal sector. Guidance such as this is rare in the federal sector.Read more
On October 26, 2023, Bill 79, the Working for Workers Act, 2023 received Royal Assent. Included in legislative changes made by the Bill is an amendment to subsection 66(1) of the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act that increases the maximum fine that can be imposed on a corporation from $1.5 million to $2 million. This is now the highest corporate fine available for a conviction under health and safety legislation in Canada. In this Advisor, we comment on and analyze this most recent increase in maximum fines in Ontario.Read more
Ontario Announces that (At Least Some) Joint Health and Safety Committee Certification Training is Going Virtual
According to the government, changes are coming to the training standard that are intended to ease the burden on employers, simplify the training process and improve access to trainingRead more