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An employer can now average overtime pay or time-off entitlements over a 52-week period.
Grievance & Arbitration
Labour Code changes have restricted arbitrators’ power, and have given more power to the UCP-appointed Labour Board.
Injured Workers' Benefits
Employers no longer have to contribute to health benefit plans (which typically also covers family) for injured workers who are off work due to an injury.
Reinstating Injured Workers
Employers are no longer obligated to re-employ injured workers when they are ready to return to work.
Onus to ensure workers are adequately trained to protect their health and safety has dramatically shifted from away employers and onto workers.
Medical Review Panels
Medical panels used by the workers’ compensation system to provide an impartial, independent decision-making process have been abolished.
Joint Health and Safety Committees
More workplaces are now exempted from having a JHSC, no training requirements for committee members, and more limited JHSC involvement in workplace decisions.
Right to Refuse Unsafe Work
Your right to refuse to perform any work you think will injure you or your fellow workers has been rolled back.
Silencing the Government's Critics
New limits placed on peaceful protest and free speech.
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