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.