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Overhaul Of The Canada Labour Code And The Implications For Federally-Regulated Employers

Federally-regulated employers, including airlines, telecommunications companies, railways and banks will be affected by the upcoming amendments to the Canada Labour Code (the “Code”). Bill C-86, the Budget Implementation Act, No. 2 (“Bill C-86”) will bring sweeping changes and increased protections to federally-regulated employees to the Code as early as September 1, 2019.

A summary of the significant changes is provided below.
LEAVES
New Leaves
Bill C-86 introduces four new types of leaves, the effective dates for such amendments have not yet been determined.
1. Court […]