Episode 5: Health & Safety and Work Refusals

Jeffrey Smith chats with Patrick Essiminy of Stikeman Elliot’s Employment & Labour Group in Montreal about key health and safety rules in the Canada Labour Code, what to do when an employee makes a work refusal under health and safety legislation (using the law in Quebec, where he practices, as an example) as well as a recent and notable case in which he was involved that addressed whether provincial OHS legislation should apply to federally regulated employers in certain circumstances.