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Canadian Company Not Responsible for Collapse of Supplier’s Bangladesh Plant

Workers caught in a disastrous clothing factory collapse in Bangladesh in which over 1,000 people were killed went to Ontario court to sue the upstream Canadian company for w

Court Won’t Bar Ex-Employees from Wooing Firm Clients Until Lawsuit Ends

An insurance broker sued its former marketing VP and her technical assistant for violating their non-competes and asked the court to issue a preliminary injunction ordering t

Acid Discharge

Oil Company Gets Big Fine for Accidental Acid Discharge

The problems began when an oil refinery injected a hydrochloric acid and ammonia solution into its cogeneration unit heat recovery steam generator boiler during a cleaning pr

Arbitration Board Acted Unfairly in Resolving Fire Fighters’ Dispute

Municipal firefighters in New Brunswick aren’t allowed to go on strike but must instead resolve their collective bargaining disputes via mediation and, if that fails, bindi

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Can’t Blame Canadian Company for Collapse of Supplier’s Plant in Bangladesh

Workers caught in a disastrous clothing factory collapse in Bangladesh in which over 1,000 people were killed went to Ontario court to sue the upstream Canadian company for w

confined spaces

OK to Suspend Veteran Crew Leader for Confined Spaces Violations

Was a 4-day unpaid suspension an appropriate penalty for an experienced mechanic who allowed his work crew to enter a confined space without a pre-entry briefing and verifica

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