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Failing to provide information, instruction, and supervision to protect a worker from workplace violence

Dealing with violence in the workplace has become a priority for employers. When employers fail to comply with the law, they risk hefty fines, like the fines received by the employers in the following recent cases.

Age will be added as a protected ground

Age will be added as a protected ground under sections 4 and 5 of the Alberta Human Rights Act.

Return-to-work process and the role of healthcare providers

The Institute for Work & Health conducted a multi-jurisdictional, two-year, study focused on understanding how healthcare providers interact with workers’ compensation boards, manage the treatment of workers’ compensation patients, and navigate the return-to-work process.

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Cristina Lavecchia

Cristina is an editor and researcher at First Reference. She is a licensed paralegal and obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree, Political Science major at York University. During Cristina's paralegal and undergraduate studies she studied employment standards, occupational health and safety, and workplace safety and insurance. Read more

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