Legislation

B.C.’s Public Interest Disclosure Act comes into force

Act protects employees who participate in PIDA investigations from reprisals

B.C.’s Public Interest Disclosure Act comes into force

Saskatchewan to increase parental leave by 8 weeks

Also expanding candidate-public office leave

Saskatchewan to increase parental leave by 8 weeks

New Brunswick introduces amendments to essential services legislation

Changes come after section declared unconstitutional in 2018

New Brunswick introduces amendments to essential services legislation

Opponents argue Bill 21 affects women more than men and is unconstitutional

‘This law was applied... and the impact is overwhelmingly — if not exclusively — on women’

Opponents argue Bill 21 affects women more than men and is unconstitutional

Manitoba to add ‘interpersonal violence leave’ to employment standards

Would allow victims up to 17 weeks in 52-week period

Manitoba to add ‘interpersonal violence leave’ to employment standards

Standard needed for workplace fatigue: study

'Could address gaps in legislation to protect health and livelihood of workers’

Standard needed for workplace fatigue: study