Product details

Publisher: 
Carswell
Practice area: 
Labor & employment
Jurisdiction: 
General
Publication date: 
2019-12-23
ISBN: 
9780779893904
Carswell

Canada Labour Code: Quick Reference - 2021 Edition

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The Canada Labour Code: Quick Reference provides a concise description of the employer rights and requirements under the Canada Labour Code, making it a must-have tool for all human resources professionals, labour relations specialists, and employment/labour lawyers working in or for federally regulated organizations.

With an experienced team of authors in Jamie Knight, Donald Jarvis, Geoff Ryans, Laura Freitag, and Madeline Davis, the 2021 edition has been brought up to date. Where appropriate, key cases continue to be added to show how the Code has been interpreted in key areas.

New in this Edition:

The updates and revisions in the 2021 Edition of the Quick Reference feature the following:

  • The amendments to the Code by Bill C-86, which received Royal Assent on December 13, 2018. These changes include new job-protected leaves of absence, paid leave days, new notice requirements and pay equity provisions. Many of these changes came into force on September 1, 2020. Some changes have yet to come into force, such as the new notice requirements.
  • A review of the proposed amendments to the Code contained in Bill C-65, which received Royal Assent on October 25, 2018. Bill C-65 amends Part II of the Code to address workplace violence and sexual harassment. It introduces obligations for employers to prevent and protect against workplace violence and sexual harassment. These obligations extend to both current employees and former employees.
  • A summary of the requirements set out in the Work Place Harassment and Violence Prevention Regulations. These regulations were enacted to support the Bill C-65 amendments. The regulations were published in June 2020 and will come into force on January 1, 2021.
  • A review of the temporary changes made to the Code in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. On March 25, 2020, the federal government enacted by Bill C-13, An Act respecting certain measures in response to COVID-19. This included additional leaves (the leave related to COVID-19 and the quarantine leave), exemptions for when a medical certificate is required, and extensions to the temporary lay-off provisions of the Code.
Carswell

Canada Labour Code: Quick Reference - 2021 Edition

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The Canada Labour Code: Quick Reference provides a concise description of the employer rights and requirements under the Canada Labour Code, making it a must-have tool for all human resources professionals, labour relations specialists, and employment/labour lawyers working in or for federally regulated organizations.

With an experienced team of authors in Jamie Knight, Donald Jarvis, Geoff Ryans, Laura Freitag, and Madeline Davis, the 2021 edition has been brought up to date. Where appropriate, key cases continue to be added to show how the Code has been interpreted in key areas.

New in this Edition:

The updates and revisions in the 2021 Edition of the Quick Reference feature the following:

  • The amendments to the Code by Bill C-86, which received Royal Assent on December 13, 2018. These changes include new job-protected leaves of absence, paid leave days, new notice requirements and pay equity provisions. Many of these changes came into force on September 1, 2020. Some changes have yet to come into force, such as the new notice requirements.
  • A review of the proposed amendments to the Code contained in Bill C-65, which received Royal Assent on October 25, 2018. Bill C-65 amends Part II of the Code to address workplace violence and sexual harassment. It introduces obligations for employers to prevent and protect against workplace violence and sexual harassment. These obligations extend to both current employees and former employees.
  • A summary of the requirements set out in the Work Place Harassment and Violence Prevention Regulations. These regulations were enacted to support the Bill C-65 amendments. The regulations were published in June 2020 and will come into force on January 1, 2021.
  • A review of the temporary changes made to the Code in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. On March 25, 2020, the federal government enacted by Bill C-13, An Act respecting certain measures in response to COVID-19. This included additional leaves (the leave related to COVID-19 and the quarantine leave), exemptions for when a medical certificate is required, and extensions to the temporary lay-off provisions of the Code.