November 11, 2019 by Adrian Miedema in Workers' Compensation
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Hot topics and recent developments in labour and employment law

Date and time: November 26, 2019

12 p.m. – 1 p.m. ET
10 a.m. – 11 a.m. MT
9 a.m. – 10 a.m. PT

This session is only available via webinar

LSBC: This session is registered for 1 hour of CPD credit with the Law Society of British Columbia.

LSO: This program is eligible for up to 1

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October 17, 2019 by Karina Pylypczuk in Workers' Compensation
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Dentons’ Employment and Labour Fall Seminar

Date and time:
October 25, 2019, 8:30 AM EDT to October 25, 2019, 1:00 PM EDT

Location: 
Dentons Canada LLP77 King Street West
5th Floor 
Toronto, Ontario 
Canada

Dentons’ Labour, Employment and Pensions Group will be hosting a half-day seminar on emerging workplace and human resources issues on Friday, October 25, 2019. The following topics will be

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July 11, 2019 by Henry Chang in Immigration
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History of the Start-Up Business Class

The Start-Up Business Class began as a five-year pilot program targeting foreign entrepreneurs with the skills and potential to build businesses in Canada that: (a) were innovative, (b) could create jobs for Canadians, and (c) could compete on a global scale.  Entrepreneurs seeking permanent residence under the Start-Up Business Class were not required to

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July 05, 2019 by Jonathan Mor in Employment Standards
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Proposed change to afford certain temporary foreign workers with increased mobility

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), and Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC), have proposed an amendment to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations (IRPR), which would provide increased employment mobility to certain foreign workers under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP). The proposed amendment was published on June 22, 2019, in Part I, Volume 153,

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May 28, 2019 by Kyle Edwards in Canada, economy, Editor's Picks, Facebook Instant Articles, Girl Guides of Canada, Money, pay equity, Society, summer jobs
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Why are we paying girls less than boys for summer work?

A Girl Guides report that suggests pay inequity starts early has reframed a debate previously restricted to working-age adults

The post Why are we paying girls less than boys for summer work? appeared first on Macleans.ca.

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May 24, 2019 by Pamela Chan Ebejer in Workers' Compensation
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Hot topics and recent developments in labour and employment law

1 p.m. – 2 p.m. ET
11 a.m. – 12 p.m. MT
10 a.m. – 11 a.m. PT

This session is only available via webinar

CPD/CLE Accreditation

LSBC: This session is registered for 1 hour of CPD credit with the Law Society of British Columbia.

LSO: This program is eligible for up to 1 Substantive Hour

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May 16, 2019 by Henry Chang in Immigration
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Cannabis in the United States and its implications in naturalization applications

In April 2019, the media reported that the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) had denied the naturalization applications of at least two lawful permanent residents who had worked for state-licensed cannabis businesses in the State of Colorado. The Mayor of Denver even wrote a letter to Attorney General William

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May 09, 2019 by Karina Pylypczuk in Employment Standards, Labour, Pensions and Benefits
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Dentons’ Employment and Labour Seminar

You are invited to the Dentons’ Labour, Employment and Pensions group half-day seminar on emerging workplace and human resources issues. Join us on May 31st at this complimentary seminar to discuss topics such as:

May 07, 2019 by Henry Chang in Immigration
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Immigration consequences of Canadian criminal offences

When criminal lawyers represent their clients, they may not always consider the immigration implications of the case. However, unless their client is a Canadian citizen, many criminal offences will have potentially adverse consequences. A brief discussion of immigration consequences arising from Canadian criminal offences is provided below.

This article was

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April 10, 2019 by Henry Chang in Immigration
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How US federal cannabis legalization would affect US immigration laws

During the 115th United States Congress, several Bills were introduced to legalize marijuana at the federal level. The Bills that received the most attention were: (1) the Strengthening the Tenth Amendment Through Entrusting States Act (STATES Act); (2) Marijuana Justice Act of 2017/Marijuana Justice Act of 2018 (Marijuana Justice Act); and (3) the Marijuana Freedom

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