Tag Archives: OHS

June 25, 2015

Employees terminated without cause have a duty to mitigate their damages by taking reasonable steps to secure alternate employment. In Steinbach v. Clean Energy Compression Corp, the court found that the employee’s efforts to find new work, particularly by electing … Continue reading

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January 14, 2015

Two senior corporate officials have been jailed for health and safety offences in Ontario, writes Adrian Miedema in the Dentons Canadian Occupational Health & Safety Law blog. Two directors of New Mex Canada Inc. were jailed for 25 days after … Continue reading

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December 9, 2014

Denton’s Occupational Health and Safety group covers the Schmig decision of the Canadian Industrial Relations Board (CIRB) from earlier this spring. The CIRB dismissed a safety reprisal complaint brought by the self-represented Schmig after he missed a number of deadlines … Continue reading

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December 4, 2014

Came across this article on how to stop wasting time in meetings while surfing the web on my phone during a meeting yesterday: http://online.wsj.com/articles/how-to-stop-wasting-colleagues-time-1417562658 The Ontario Court of Appeal, in a decision dealing with the approval of a receiver’s legal … Continue reading

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November 27, 2014

Earlier this year, class action lawsuits were filed against the Canadian Hockey League alleging that the players were in fact employees and entitled to the protection of minimum employment standards legislation. Stuart Rudner posits in a recent article in the … Continue reading

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November 20, 2014

Alberta introduced Bill 3, the┬áPersonal Information Protection Amendment Act, 2014, on Tuesday and passed first reading. A copy of the Bill is below, but critics are already concerned that the proposed changes don’t go far enough to address the structural … Continue reading

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November 4, 2014

Alberta is embarking on a public consultation to solicit comments regarding proposed changes to the Occupational Health and Safety Code. You can go through the survey to see the proposed changes and provide your input. Deadline is January 31, 2015. … Continue reading

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