Three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk deal with limits on workplace mental stress claims; employee refusal to work on Sunday; and how an employee's profanity towards a supervisor was not cause for termination.
Workplace Safety and Insurance Act
Ontario’s Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal (the “Tribunal”) has found that the limit on mental health claims under the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, 1997 (“WSIA”) is unconstitutional.
Several changes to pension, employment standards, payroll and other legal requirements are coming into force January 1, 2013 or later. Below you will find brief summaries, listed by jurisdiction, of some of the important changes employers need to know about and prepare for: (The post is now updated and includes the new AODA Built environment requirements coming into force January 1, 2013).