What are the employer’s obligations to an employee when an employee is not working in the office? With so many employees now working from home, employers’ health and safety obligations need to be reexamined.
The Ministry of Labour has been busy implementing its Healthy and Safe Ontario Workplaces Strategy. Introduced by the previous Wynne government, the initiative has focused on small Ontario industrial businesses. A small business is one with fewer than 50 workers.
This blog provides a summary of some of the key changes to the Alberta's Occupational Health and Safety Code relating to joint work site health and safety committees, health and safety representatives, harassment and violence.