Lots to unpack in the latest Labour and Employment eLaw update:
- Supreme Court of Canada upheld a BC appeal tribunal’s ruling that the owner of a forest property on which an independent contractor’s employee was killed while felling trees was an employer within the meaning of the Workers Compensation Act and could be fined for failure to meet its safety obligations.
- SCC scrutinized Quebec’s pay equity regime in two decisions: 2018 SCC 17 and 2018 SCC 18
- SCC confirmed that employers have a duty to accommodate workers who have suffered work place injuries: 2018 SCC 3
- MBCA: Unsuccessful appeal of bad faith claim: 2018 MBCA 22
And much more.
Our eLaw editor has been churning out updates fast and furiously (or should that be with fire and fury?) This February 2018 Update No. 31 on
Labour and Employment Law contains the following:
|In This Issue
|Expanding the Scope of the Prohibition Against Workplace Discrimination: SCC (British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal v. Schrenk)
Reasonable Notice and Compensation for Manner of Dismissal: MBCA (Grant v. Electra Sign Ltd.)
Conduct Decision Unreasonable: MBCA (Ahmed v. College of Registered Nurses)
Reduced Duty of Fairness Applies to Investigatory Bodies: MBCA (Kuny v. College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba)
Adding New Breach of Contract Claim in CNR Pension Dispute: MBQB (Hall et al v. Canadian National Railway)
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