Employees of Federally Regulated Employers in Québec Will Have the Right to Carry Out Their Work in French

Bill C-13, An Act to amend the Official Languages Act, to enact the use of French in federally regulated private businesses Act and to make related amendments to other Acts, was granted Royal Assent on June 20, 2023. The act will come into force on a date to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council. As of the date of this article, no such order has been issued.

Three Options for Non-Canadian Employers Hiring Remote Employees in Canada

With the boom of remote work, companies have increased their candidate base to stretch well beyond the boundaries of cities, states, and even countries—and many employers are looking to tap into Canada’s deep talent pool of qualified candidates. This article highlights three options for employers seeking to hire Canadian citizens to work remotely.

New Canada Labour Code Regulatory Amendments: What Employers Need to Know

The Budget Implementation Act 2018, No. 2 (BIA 2018, No.2) made numerous changes to the Canada Labour Code (CLC). As a result of these changes, federally regulated employers will be required to reimburse employees for reasonable work-related expenses under the ‘Reimbursement of Work-Related Expenses” amendment.

Québec Employers: The Rules for Injured Workers’ Temporary Assignment and Workplace Reintegration Have Changed

On October 6, 2021, the Act to modernize the occupational health and safety regime took effect. As indicated in the act’s title, its purpose was to modernize Québec’s occupational health and safety regime with regard to the prevention and compensation of employment injuries.