Category: Occupational Health and Safety
Regulating stronger personal harassment protections under Ontario’s Occupational Health and Safety Act
Erin Sobat’s new article in the Canadian Labour and Employment Law Journal examines Ontario’s current workplace harassment laws, and argues that simply requiring employer harassment policies and internal investigations will not stop harassment in workplaces where protection is needed most.
In this webinar, Simran Prihar, Ryan Newell, and Gabe Hoogers reviewed the latest workplace law cases involving COVID-19.
In this webinar, we provided a COVID update and addressed some new COVID-related legal issues.
Simran Prihar takes us through the hard-fought changes to Ontario’s Directive #5 to improve COVID-19 protections for workers in hospitals and long-term care homes.
Employers must take every reasonable precaution to protect the health and safety of their workers. What does this mean for reducing the risks of contracting COVID-19 in the workplace? Simran Prihar answers some of our clients’ most frequent questions.
This webinar examined the issues unions and employees should be thinking about as Ontario workplaces gradually reopen.
Worried you might lose your job because of COVID-19? In this Q&A for non-unionized Ontario workers, Louis Century explains what your rights are. [Updated on May 25]
We’ve prepared a memo addressing some of the most common questions we have been receiving from our clients regarding the many legal issues which are engaged by the COVID-19 pandemic. [Updated to May 19].
Christine Davies and Ryan Newell led this webinar on Protecting Worker Health and Safety During the Pandemic. Kelly Doctor moderated. Materials available here.
We know that many essential employees are required to attend work during the COVID-19 crisis. Ryan Newell discusses the safety measures employers should take for employees who need to take public transit to get to work.