FEDERAL– Expanded Termination Obligations for Employers under Amended Canada Labour Code: Increased Notice Period...
The federal government recently published an Order in Council proclaiming that specific sections of the Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 2 (the “BIA”) will come into effect in 2024. These sections of the BIA amend the Canada Labour Code (the “CLC”) to increase the overall period of notice employers are required to provide employees they plan to terminate without just cause and require that employers provide each employee who is terminated without just cause with a statement of benefits.
Bill C-13: An Act to amend the Official Languages Act, to enact the Use of French in Federally Regulated Private Businesses Act and to make related amendments to other Acts (“Bill C-13”) received Royal Assent on June 19, 2023. Bill C-13:
On April 21, 2023, the federal government published an Order in Council (“Order”) that amends the Canada Labour Code (“CLC”), which applies to federally-regulated industries and workplaces. These amendments include new specifications for employer reimbursements of work-related expenses and employer obligations for sharing information about employment rights with their employees (“Amendments”).
Further to our HR Alert of July 12, 2022 on the federal government’s amendments to the Competition Act (the “Act”) to protect labour competition and prohibit employers from fixing wages and restricting job mobility of employees across Canada, the Competition Bureau (the “Bureau”) recently published its Enforcement Guidelines on wage-fixing and no poaching agreements (the “Guidelines”), as the Competition Act amendments (the “Amendments”) come into effect.
What’s happening? Amendments (“Amendments”) to the Employment Insurance Act (“EI Act”), to increase the length of EI sickness benefits, as well as to the Canada Labour Code (“CLC”), to increase the length of unpaid...
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The federal government published Regulation SOR/2022-41 (the “Regulation”), which amends three regulations in support of changes to the Canada Labour Code (the Code). The changes largely relate to record-keeping and complaints.
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