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Published on: 6 Jun 2016 By

Don’t FALL into trouble with the Ministry of Labour this summer!

It’s summer and the livin’ may be easy if you’re on vacation. But if you’re at work, you’d better be working safely! The Ministry of Labour is running a blitz from May 16th until July 15th, focusing attention on falls from height. They’ve warned us that they “will be taking a no tolerance in…

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Published on: 27 May 2016 By

Double Jeopardy Also Applies to Employee Discipline

I recently came across the Ontario decision of Garreton v. Complete Innovations Inc.[1] from earlier this year. While an interesting read for a number of employment reasons, it is a good reminder to employers that “double jeopardy” also applies to employee discipline. The relevant facts in t…

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Published on: 25 May 2016 By

Injured in a Car Accident? Changes to Accident Benefits as of June 1, 2016

As of June 1, 2016, people injured in motor vehicle accidents in Ontario will face new challenges. These challenges come as a result of the latest round of amendments to the Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule (SABS). Accident Benefits are benefits available to anyone in Ontario injured in …

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Published on: 24 May 2016 By

Bicycle Accident Compensation: Insurance Coverage for Injured Cyclists

When sharing a road with cars, cyclists, even when wearing the appropriate safety gear, run a risk of being struck by a vehicle and injured. Cyclists, like cars, are expected to obey the rules of the road, including signalling, obeying traffic lights, and not riding in pedestrian crosswalks.…

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Published on: 20 May 2016 By

$8,000 Fine and $10,950 Restitution Payment for Diesel Fuel Spill

Earlier this month, a truck driver pleaded guilty to failing to provide notice of a diesel fuel spill to the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change (“MOECC”). He was fined $8,000 (plus the 25% victim fine surcharge of $1,250) for the offence, and ordered to pay $10,950.07 in restitution …

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