Human Resources and Health and Safety Information Ontario

WSIB Premium Rates 2014 Will Not Increase!

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The WSIB has announced that premium rates will be maintained at current levels for all employers in 2014. Our Board of Directors’ decision to keep rates at current levels was made based on careful actuarial and financial analysis. The decision balances the needs of Ontario’s workers while providing stability... Read More ››

Health Canada Announces GHS Proposals

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Health Canada Announces GHS Proposals In the June 29, 2013 edition of the Canada Gazette, Part 1, page 1605, Health Canada announced requesting comments on a proposal to repeal and replace the Controlled Products Regulations to implement the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) in... Read More ››

Severance and Termination Package Review

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Our Firm will review the package to ensure fairness. See the top 10 reasons to review a severance package: 1. The Severance Payment: If an employee is already entitled to receive a severance payment, whether pursuant to an employment contract or company policy, there is no need to sign... Read More ››

Mediator Services in Vaughan…. What is Mediation?

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I think of Mediation as having five distinct phases, but it is not unusual to cycle back and forth between these different elements throughout the process. It is not linear, but instead a very fluid process. This flexibility is one of the reasons why mediation is so successful. Here... Read More ››

Ministry of Labour New Safety Awareness Training Requirements!

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Mandatory for all Workplaces Covered by OHSA The Ontario Ministry of Labour says, on its website, that the training will be mandatory for all workplaces currently covered by the Occupational Health and Safety Act, regardless of sector, including industrial establishments, construction projects, health care and residential facilities, mines and... Read More ››