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  • The First Bill 148 Cases: Overview of Key New ESA DecisionsJuly 6, 2018

    It has now been seven months since Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017, was enacted and cases are beginning to emerge which interpret the new provisions of the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA). In this Minimum Standards Monitor, we review some decisions of particular interest to … Read more »

  • 2018 Federal Budget Bill PassesJuly 5, 2018

    On June 21, 2018, Bill C-74, the Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 1, received Royal Assent. Bill C-74 is omnibus legislation enacting some of the measures outlined in the 2018 Federal Budget. Among other things,  it includes amendments to the following: Employment Insurance Act, to permanently i … Read more »

  • Court Holds Judicial Review Not Available in Broader Public Sector Compensation Restraint ChallengeJuly 5, 2018

    The Divisional Court recently issued an important decision, Association of Professors of the University of Ottawa v. University of Ottawa, with respect to the ability of a union to challenge a university’s determination of compensation payable to its non-unionized employees on the basis that the det … Read more »

  • Coming Into Force Date of New Smoke-Free Ontario Act, 2017 PostponedJuly 3, 2018

    As we previously reported, the new Smoke-Free Ontario Act, 2017 (SFOA) was to come into force on July 1, 2018. That coming into force date has been postponed indefinitely to give the new government an opportunity to review the new regulations related to vaping. Until the SFOA is proclaimed into forc … Read more »

  • A Changing Legislative LandscapeJune 28, 2018

    Welcome to the latest edition of our Federal Post. In this issue we discuss: Best practices for minimizing the risk of workplace sexual harassment The new prohibition on use of vaping products in federally regulated workplaces Latest developments on the sanctions under the Canada Labour Code (CLC) a … Read more »