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An investigation by the federal Ministry of Labour has ordered Brink's Canada to immediately alter its practice relating to the driver and guard both exiting the armoured vehicle at drop-offs and pick-ups.
August 24, 2016 • Category: Legal Stories
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OTTAWA (CP) — Officials warned the government late last year that without a significant boost in repair funds, aging and crumbling federal buildings could soon become unfit for workers and jeopardize health and safety.
Monday, 15 August 2016 09:35
WorkSafeNB issues heat-related warning In response to a recent heat alert issued by the province of New Brunswick, WorkSafeNB is reminding outdoor workers to be mindful of heat-related risks.
Friday, 12 August 2016 08:15
Ontario partners with Paramedic Association of Canada to improve mental health Ontario is investing nearly $200,000 to support the Paramedic Association of Canada in developing a psychological health and wellness standard that will help identify and address mental health issues for paramedics.
Thursday, 11 August 2016 10:10
  • Columns
    An employer has lost a wrongful dismissal case after a court found that its safety rules, which it alleged the employee violated, were unclear and not clearly-communicated.The employee worked at a solid waste facility in the Yukon. The employer fired the employee and attempted to prove “just cause” on the…
    Written by Adrian Miedema
    Tuesday, 23 August 2016 09:12
    It’s been a scorcher of a summer in Canada. In coastal British Columbia, droughts have been declared. In the middle of the country, it feels like it hasn’t rained since the spring — with water advisories aplenty in Ontario and Quebec. One county in Nova Scotia saw less rain in June…
    Written by Todd Humber
    Monday, 15 August 2016 10:02
    I frequently meet people who dread walking into their place of work and yet they continue entering the same doors. Others are unhappy with their relationships and yet they remain. Why do individuals repeatedly remain in a position or situation that causes them immense stress and fails to bring them…
    Written by Allan Kehler
    Monday, 08 August 2016 16:01
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