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Vacation entitlement changes

The Nova Scotia government tabled Bill No. 20 Labour Standards Code (amended) on October 14, 2016 to increase the paid vacation employers must give to employees.

Reducing the employment insurance (EI) waiting period

The federal government has introduced amendments to the Employment Insurance Regulations to reduce the employment insurance waiting period from two weeks to one week effective January 1, 2016.

Updated MOL workplace harassment guide

In light of Bill 132’s amendments to the workplace harassment provisions of the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act, on September 13, 2016, the Ontario Ministry of Labour published an updated version of its guide, Workplace Violence and Harassment: Understanding the Law.

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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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