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Canada Labour Code: Quick Reference, 2011 Edition

Format Softcover
Catalogue No. 978-0-7798-2717-6
Pages 1000
Language English only
Price $92.00
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Edited by Jamie Knight, LL.B., Brett Christen, LL.B., Sharon Chilcott, LL.B., of Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP, and Paula Pettit, J.D.
Published by Carswell, 2010.

This is an annual publication. The 2011 edition was released December 2010. The 2012 edition is expected to be released in December 2011.


Description of last year's 2011 edition:

The Canada Labour Code: Quick Reference, 2011 Edition provides a concise description of the employer rights and requirements under the Canada Labour Code, making it a must-have tool for all human resource specialists, labour relations specialists, and employment/labour lawyers working in or for federally regulated organizations.

Covering all three parts of the Canada Labour Code (Industrial Relations, Health & Safety and Employment Standards), this guide contains succinct commentary and a complete index, to ensure you will always be able to find and understand the information you require.

Updates and revisions in the 2011 Edition feature:
  • Expansion of the section outlining the test for managerial status under the Code
  • Examination of the CIRB's power to "look behind the corporate veil" when determining whether a person is an employee within the meaning of the Code
  • Examination of the CIRB's discretionary powers with respect to imposing orders to prevent occurrences of illegal activities
  • Update regarding recent cases involving the legal obligation under s.217.1 of the Criminal Code that employers take reasonable steps to prevent bodily harm when directing work
  • Clarification of the CIRB's jurisdiction over employees who perform health and safety work
  • Extensive commentary regarding the violence prevention regulations under Part II of the Code
  • Expansion of the section outlining the criteria for management functions under Part III of the Code
  • Further examination of the meaning of "sexual harassment" under the Code.
The legislation cited in this edition is current to Canada Gazette Vol. 144:23 (November 10, 2010).

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