October 07, 2021 by Larysa Workewych in Employment and Labour, General
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Federal Pay Equity Act came into force August 31, 2021 – what employers need to know

The Pay Equity Act[1] (the “Act”), which received royal assent in December 2018, finally came into force nearly three years […]

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October 07, 2021 by Larysa Workewych in COVID-19, Employment and Labour
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Vaccine mandate introduced for federally regulated public servants

On October 6, 2021, the Government of Canada announced that all federal public servants in the core public administration, including […]

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September 17, 2021 by April Kosten in Alberta, COVID-19, Employment and Labour, General
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What Alberta’s new restrictions mean for employers and their business

Note: This post has been updated to reflect the changes made to the Restrictions Exemption Program on September 18, 2021. […]

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October 31, 2014 by Catherine Coulter in Employment and Labour, Employment Standards, English, Ontario
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The Dangers of Unpaid Employment in a Start-Up Company

Unpaid internships were discussed in an April 8th posting in this blog and it is clear that most Ontario interns have to be paid.  But what about employees in start-up companies?  Can employers provide them with stock options, shareholdings or the...

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