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Gary Rosen quoted in Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) on Quebec’s Curfew

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), “Canada: Ontario, Quebec Ease Lockdown Restrictions” In Quebec, workers who do not provide priority services—such as financial services, health care, legal services, manufacturing and retail—should stay home and telework if possible, explained Gary Rosen,...

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Practical Guide on the Sale of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) on Quebec Public Market

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Mmode has retained the services of Me Philipp Park and Me Louis-Philippe Borduas for the realization of the section on legal considerations of their Practical Guide on the Sale of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) on Quebec Public Market. Read the...

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Episode 4: Re-opening your business – Key considerations in returning your employees to work

Listen to Episode 4 of Morning Commute with Miller Thomson. Miller Thomson's Labour & Employment team discusses key takeaways for businesses and organizations preparing the workplace for returning employees.

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Domestic Violence in the Workplace

CDA Essentials, Issue 1, 22 - 26

Over the past month, you’ve noticed a change in one of the assistants who works at your practice. Usually, Janine is a friendly and engaging with the patients, but lately she seems more withdrawn. Her work ethic remains strong, but...

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Amy Groothuis quoted in Global news article on cannabis legalization in Saskatchewan

Global News

Amy Groothuis shares some of her thoughts on the legalization of cannabis in Saskatchewan.

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Get Ready: New Occupational Health and Safety Legislation Will Soon Be in Effect in Alberta

Following closely on the heels of its changes to the Labour Relations Code and the  Employment Standards Code, Alberta has passed new occupational health and safety legislation.  Employers must quickly get up to speed on these changes, as most of...

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Alberta Court of Appeal Allows Apportionment of Fault for an Accident Between a WCB-Covered Employer and a Non WCB-Covered Party

The Alberta Court of Appeal has just released McIver v. McIntyre (“McIver”), a decision that should help vehicle owners, leasing companies, insurers, and employers, sleep a little easier at night.  In McIver, the Court found that a worker who was...

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Amy Groothuis quoted in CBC news article on the importance of an impairment policy

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Amy Groothuis quoted on importance of workplace impairment policies

Yorkton This Week

Amy Groothuis explains why a well-drafted policy that respects impairment in the workplace is so important for employers in anticipation of the legalization of cannabis.

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The Importance of Workplace Safety

With the 2014 introduction of The Saskatchewan Employment Act, and the repeal of The Occupational Health and Safety Act, fines for workplace fatalities in Saskatchewan rose to a maximum of $1.5 million for a corporation, and up to $500,000 for...

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COVID-19 Resources

We have written on a variety of topics to help identify the pertinent issues, understand the legal implications, minimize risk exposure and manage legal obligations.

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