By now you have all heard, whether from news reports or from your school board, that the thousands of CUPE members employed as custodial staff, early childhood educators, special education assistants and/or office administration staff of various School Boards reached an 11th hour agreement with the Province of Ontario which prevented wide-spread school closures across the Province.
On December 13, 2018, Bill C-86, the Budget Implementation Act, No. 2, received Royal Assent. The Bill sets out substantial changes that affect federally regulated workplaces under the Canada Labour Code.
Welcome to 2019 and a load of new employment and labour law rules and obligations across Canada.