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Briefing Notes

Safety Inspection Blitz to Target Employers of “New and Young Workers”

July 15, 2019

Ontario’s Ministry of Labour has started a summer safety inspection blitz of workplaces with high numbers of new and young (summer student) workers.

Ontario Government Announces Review of Workplace Safety and Insurance Board

May 24, 2019

Yesterday, the Government of Ontario announced the appointment of two special advisors to conduct a review of the province’s Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (“WSIB”).  The WSIB is an independent agency that administers compensation and no-fault insurance for Ontario workplaces.  The review is welcome news to Ontario employers covered by the WSIB and that have long considered the WSIB’s processes to be less than efficient and effective.

Speaking Engagements

September 10, 2019 | Keith P. Burkhardt
September 14, 2019 | Sundeep A. Gokhale
September 24, 2019 | Jeffrey Stewart

Video Blogs

Workplace Harassment and Violence Obligations for Employers


Each year we are happy to host law students interested to learn about employment and labour law. If your law school has an employment and labour club (or equivalent), and you’d like to organize a visit, please contact our Managing Director, Rhonda Cohen, at rcohen@sherrardkuzz.com or 416.603.6243.  We look forward to meeting you!

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