Legislation and law

BC provides job-protected paid and unpaid leave amid COVID-19

‘This crisis has highlighted the importance of having permanent job-protected illness or injury leave in place for people in this province’

BC provides job-protected paid and unpaid leave amid COVID-19

MPs near deal on $82-billion aid package for workers, businesses

‘Without a dramatic change of tack, in a few more days laid-off workers will be left with empty cupboards and bare dinner tables’

MPs near deal on $82-billion aid package for workers, businesses

Union asks government to ‘implement immediate measures’ to protect workers from COVID-19

Group pushing for leave, payment for employees

Union asks government to ‘implement immediate measures’ to protect workers from COVID-19

Ontario providing better support for laid off manufacturing employees

Effective Apr. 1, 2020, laid-off manufacturing workers will no longer be required to search for a job for 26 weeks to qualify for Second Career

Ontario providing better support for laid off manufacturing employees

British Columbia working to provide paid leave for victims of domestic, sexual violence

‘People faced with domestic and sexual violence should not have to lose pay when dealing with the aftermath’

British Columbia working to provide paid leave for victims of domestic, sexual violence

Transport Canada issues most corrective action plans, written warnings for rail safety in Q2 2019

36 directions, notices or orders recorded in rail safety in first six months of last year

Transport Canada issues most corrective action plans, written warnings for rail safety in Q2 2019