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PEI’s Eric Donovan Act – What it Could Mean for Ontario Employers

In Ontario, the Human Rights Code (the “Code”) entitles employees to a workplace that is free from harassment, when that harassment is based on an enumerated ground (i.e. a protected characteristic). The Code statutorily mandates that an employer needs to…

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Does Your Organization Need the Latest Edition of The Green Book?

Posting the OHSA and Regulations is a legislated requirement Ontario workplaces covered by the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations (the Act) are required to have an up-to-date copy of the Act and applicable regulations posted in the workplace. It’s…

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Cannabis and the Workplace: Safety-Sensitive Roles

On October 17, 2018, the Canadian Government legalized cannabis for recreational use across Canada. Many Canadians celebrated what’s come to be called “National Cannabis Day.” HR professionals and employers whose organizations employ workers in safety-sensitive roles were likely less jubilant.…

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5 Benefits of Diversifying Your Joint Health and Safety Committee

There are many benefits to an effective Joint Health and Safety Committee (JHSC) in the workplace. An active JHSC can: Increase safety culture in your workplace Enhance safety communication Provide a way to empower employees Ensure your organization remains compliant…