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Budget 2017 proposed changes to maternity and parental leave

The Liberal government’s 2017 federal budget proposes changes that affect maternity and parental leaves and associated Employment Insurance benefits. (In PDF)

Seven years after Bill 168, we learn it is costly not to comply with violence provisions under OHSA

It has been a little under seven years since Bill 168 made amendments to Ontario’s Occupational Health and Safety Act by adding employer obligations regarding the prevention of workplace violence and harassment.

Employee awarded $22,000 in sexual harassment claim

An employee recently proved that her former employer subjected her to sexual harassment and reprisal for rejecting his sexual advances and solicitations, which forced her to quit her job.

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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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