Labour and Employment Resources

TM@Work Newsletter Fall 2016 Issue

By Taylor McCaffrey LLP on January 24, 2017

The Fall 2016 issue of our quarterly e-newsletter TM@Work – our Labour and Employment Law newsletter with comments on legal issues and developments relevant to the workplace, has been published.

In this issue:

  • Attention All Federally Regulated Employers – Your World “Just” Got More Complicated
  • Court Ousts Jurisdiction of Human Rights Adjudicator
  • Upcoming amendments to The Labour Relations Act Will Make Representation Votes Mandatory on Applications for Certification

 

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TM@Work – Summer 2016 Issue

By Taylor McCaffrey LLP on August 19, 2016

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TM@Work – Summer 2015 Issue

By Administrator on July 10, 2015

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Occupational Health and Safety

By Administrator on June 26, 2015

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Our Occupational Health and Safety lawyers are well versed in the obligations imposed by the Workplace Safety and Health Act, Canada Labour Code Part II, and workplace safety criminal negligence provisions of the Criminal Code, and are experienced in assisting organizations of all types and sizes to avoid difficulties in the occupational health and safety regulatory regime.

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Occupational Health and Safety

By Administrator on April 10, 2015

Recent amendments to the Manitoba Workplace Safety and Health Act and Regulations and the Criminal Code have expanded the scope of corporate and individual criminal liability for workplace accidents and injuries. All businesses must protect themselves against workplace accidents and their costly and time-consuming repercussions.

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TM@Work – December Issue 2014

By Administrator on December 10, 2014

Contents:

  • Lawsuit Alleging Breach of The Employment Standards Code Allowed to Proceed
  • Did You Know? Amendments to The Workers Compensation Act

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Mandatory Retirement for Safety: Justifiable or Stereotypical?

By Jamie Jurczak on September 29, 2014

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Imposing a mandatory retirement policy for workers who hit a specific age can be a useful and valid way for employers to meet their safety and health obligations. However, employers who implement mandatory retirement policies may have their work cut out for them in demonstrating that the policy is justifiable. It’s not enough to justify such policies based on nothing but a generalization that there may be safety risks that come with age and that mandatory retirement is the only way to ensure safety. This article briefly explores the legal implications of adopting mandatory retirement policies as a means to create a safer workplace and the considerations that go into deciding whether they’re legally valid.

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TM@Work – June 2014

By Administrator on September 19, 2014

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Contents:

  • Work vs. Kids: Something’s Got to Give
  • Did You Know?

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TM@Work – March 2011

By Administrator on September 19, 2014

TM@Work Newsletter

Welcome to the inaugural issue
of the Taylor McCaffrey LLP Labour
and Employment Law newsletter.
Our quarterly newsletter will
comment on legal issues and
developments relevant to the
workplace.

Contents:

  • Five Good Reasons to Have an Employment Agreement
  • Harassment and Violence Prevention Policies
  • Manitoba Arbitration Confirms “Basket of Benefits” Western Grocers Arbitration Award

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TM@Work – June 2011

By Administrator on September 19, 2014

TM@Work NewsletterWelcome to the special Occupational Health and Safety Edition of TM@Work. With recent amendments to OHS legislation, the scope of corporate and individual criminal liability for workplace accidents and injuries has expanded.

Contents:

  • Did you know? Five Common Occupational Health and Safety Pitfalls
  • Workplace Safety and Health Criminal Negligence Charges—The Courts Weigh In
  • Legislative Update—Bill 23 and Bill 32

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