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Hamilton Employment Law

Ed Canning has been practicing exclusively in the areas of employment law and human rights for 23 years in the City of Hamilton, representing both employers and employees. For 20 years, he has been writing a bi-weekly column in The Hamilton Spectator on employment law and human rights issues that are of interest to both employers and employees. In this blog, you can have access to approximately 500 articles on various subject matters ranging from Employment Standards Act issues, wrongful dismissal issues to human rights issues.

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SMOKE FREE ONTARIO

The Smoke-Free Ontario Act and its regulations were in effect as of two days ago. There are many provisions but today I am going to attempt provide employers and employees with a guide  to the impact on most workplaces.
 

DRUG AND ALCOHOL TESTING IN THE WORK PLACE

INTRODUCTION
 
An employer’s ability to have employees submit to random drug testing or alcohol testing must first meet the requirements of the Human Rights legislation. Specifically section 11 and section 17 of the Human Rights Act of Ontario state: