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Feb 22, 2018

Arbitrator Finds Losses Stemming from Mental Stress Caused by Workplace Harassment or Discrimination are Compensable Under Ontario’s Workplace Safety and Insurance Act

A recent decision of the Ontario Grievance Settlement Board (“GSB”) has provided some much needed clarity as to under what circumstance...

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Jan 4, 2018

2017 In Review: A Look Back At The Top Cases And Key Legislative Changes That Impacted Your Workplace

With major legislative amendments made to the Employment Standards Act, Labour Relations Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Workplace Safety ...

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Nov 28, 2017

By Rob Boswell

STRONGER, FAIRER ONTARIO ACT? Bill 177 Will Exponentially Increase Maximum Fines under OHSA and Broaden Mental Health Claims under WSIA

BS Good Letterhead (00054227.DOCX;1) On November 14, 2017, the Ontario Government introduced Bill 177, the Stronger, Fairer Ontario Act (Budget Mea...

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Sep 7, 2017

The WSIB Discriminates Against Worker with Mental Health Issues

Affidavit of Service - KS - Feb. 20, 2014 (00063240.DOC;1) Affidavit of Service - KS - Feb. 20, 2014 (00063240.DOC;1) In a recent unique case bef...

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May 11, 2017

By Rob Boswell

Ontario to extend WSIB benefits for Chronic Workplace Stress

Affidavit of Service re transcripts (00110520.DOCX;1) On April 27, 2017, the Ontario Government introduced Bill 127 - the Stronger, Healthier Ontar...

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Nov 24, 2016

By Karen Fields

Increased Criminal Liability for a Breach of Provincial Health and Safety Law

Perhaps, according to the recent decision in R. v. Fournier!  In April 2012 a workplace accident from a collapsed trench wall resulted in a fa...

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Feb 22, 2016

By Rob Boswell

Presumptive WSIB Entitlement for First Responders with PTSD

On February 18th, following the leads of Alberta and Manitoba, the Government of Ontario introduced Bill 163 – Supporting Ontario’s Fir...

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Jan 14, 2016

By Karen Fields

Project Manager Gets 3.5 Year Prison Term for Workplace Negligence

  In the past we have reported on the Metron matter where, on December 24, 2009, six workers entered a faulty swing stage to repair balconies ...

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Sep 3, 2015

A Reckless Disregard for Safety is Cause for Termination

A recent Ontario arbitration decision has illustrated that a serious workplace safety incident can lead to termination. While the appropriateness o...

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Aug 20, 2015

By Karen Fields

Ontario Government Elevates Violence Prevention for Health Care Worker

In Ontario more than 550,000 people work at hospitals, long-term care homes and other health care workplaces.  The Ontario government reports ...

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Apr 9, 2015

By Rob Boswell

WSIB Proposes New Premium Rate Framework

Following consultation processes led by Harry Arthurs and Doug Stanley over the past few years, earlier this week the WSIB has released a set of te...

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Nov 21, 2014

By Mike MacLellan

Bill 18: Stronger Workplaces for Stronger Economy Act, 2014 Passed to Law

On November 20, 2014 Bill 18 received Royal Assent, meaning that the Ontario Legislature has passed into law some wide-ranging changes to the Emplo...

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Nov 13, 2014

Bill 18 Passes 3rd Reading – Poised to revamp various Employment and Labour Legislation

On December 12, 2013 CCPartners released a blog explaining the major changes to employment and labour legislation proposed in Bill 146 - Stron...

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Oct 30, 2014

Amendments to the Canada Labour Code respecting Occupational Health and Safety

On December 12, 2013 Bill C-4 “Economic Action Plan 2013 Act No. 2” received royal assent from the Parliament of Canada. The very lengt...

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May 29, 2014

By Rob Boswell

Ontario Court of Appeal: Wal-Mart Liable for the Bullying of an Employee by her Store Manager

Last week, the Ontario Court of Appeal issued its decision in the case of Meredith Boucher v. Wal-Mart Canada Corp and Jason Pinnock. We discu...

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May 13, 2014

By Rob Boswell

WSIAT: Limits to Entitlement for Mental Stress Violate the Charter

On April 29, 2014, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal (the Tribunal) issued a much-anticipated decision addressing the constitutio...

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Jan 23, 2014

2013 IN REVIEW – A Look Back at the Cases and Legislative Changes that Impacted your Workplace

2013 saw a number of important decisions and legislative changes in the area of labour and employment law.    Over the course of the...

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Jun 14, 2013

By Rob Boswell

Random Drug and Alcohol Testing – Supreme Court of Canada releases Irving Pulp and Paper decision

This morning the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in the matter of Communications, Energy and Paper Union of Canada, Local 30 v Irving...

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