First Reference company logo

First Reference Talks

News and Discussions on Payroll, HR & Employment Law

decorative image

health and safety system

Court rejects Ministry of Labour’s attempt to assume breach of OHSA in face of strong safety program

A recent case goes to show that a failure by the Crown to show that an accident resulted from a breach of the Act, combined with a strong employer safety program, can result in an acquittal.

 

, , , , , ,

Duty of care and sending employees abroad: How much do organizations need to care?

More and more organizations are asking the question: “What are the responsibilities associated with managing a travelling workforce?” This question has been increasingly relevant as of late, with a number of Canadian companies taking notice of the recent events in Egypt, Libya, and Japan.

 

, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,