Canada Labour Code Release

The Remedy The Canada Labour Code applies to employees working in companies which are governed by federal, as opposed to provincial, law. This includes industries such as public broadcasting, railroads, trucking companies which cross provincial borders, banks, federal government employees and public harbours, to name the most evident. This law gives the right of arbitration […]

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Changes Coming to Canada Labour Code

The Federal Government has introduced proposed amendments to the Canada Labour Code[1] which will be significant revisions to the present law. This law applies to all persons working in federally regulated businesses, such as public television broadcasting, radio, inter-provincial transit companies, railroads and all aspects of federal government. Hours of Work Employees will be entitled […]

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Unjust Dismissal – Canada Labour Code

Federal Judge Reviews Unjust Dismissal Remedy A recent decision of the Federal Court of Canada[1] illustrates the tremendous power of the Unjust Dismissal remedy under the Canada Labour Code. Who Qualifies This relief is available only to those persons employed in federally regulated businesses. The most well-known of such companies are banks, inter-provincial transportation companies, […]

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Rights of Federally Regulated Employees

Employees who are employed in industries covered by federal law have a unique remedy under the Canada Labour Code. Federal law applies to persons working in businesses such as inter-provincial transportation, television or radio broadcasting, banks, public harbours, and the federal government, to name a few examples. Approximately 11% of Ontario’s work force is governed […]

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