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The Ontario government’s 2009 amendments to the Occupational Health & Safety Act –often referred to as Bill 168 – came into effect in 2010. These new rules expanded an employer’s responsibility to protect its employees from violence and harassment in the workplace, putting these safety risks on par with physical risks that were already addressed […]
Last month a number of restaurants came under fire for having dress codes that required women to wear high heels on the job. While restaurants claimed they only wanted their workers to look “polished” on the job, women reported that their managers made sexist comments about men “checking them out” in high heels and ignored […]
The Canada Industrial Relations Board has certified a bargaining unit including in-flight paramedics its first decision to consider whether air ambulance services fall under federal or provincial jurisdiction. Represented by MMW Law’s Sarah Molyneaux, United Food & Commercial Workers Local 175 argued that their new members’ employer was federally regulated because it was, in essence, […]
This month’s Canadian HR Reporter features an interview by our own Sarah Molyneaux on a hot topic for Ontario families. Read the article here to learn more about an employer’s duty to accommodate its employees’ childcare needs during a teachers’ strike.
When CityNews reporter Shauna Hunt confronted a group of men after her segment at a Toronto FC soccer match was interrupted by a man who said “f— her right in the p—“, she started a national dialogue about the harassment female reporters have faced on the job since the “FHRITP” trend took off about two […]