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Government Announcements for Federally-Regulated Employees

Mandatory vaccination The federal government has announced that it will propose regulations under Part II of the Canada Labour Code (Code) – Occupational Health and Safety – to make vaccination against COVID-19 mandatory in all federally-regulated workplaces.  It looks to quickly finalize these new regulations so that they are in force as of 2022. An … Continue reading

Fairness v justifiability in unfair discrimination cases

This article was written by Kelly Armstrong, a candidate attorney at Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa The new amendments to the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998 (the EEA) assist employers in defending unfair discrimination claims by enabling employers to show that the alleged unfair discrimination is justifiable.  Prior to the amendment, an employer was … Continue reading