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Department
Business
Course
BU354
Professor
John Coffey
Semester
Fall

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The Changing Legal EmphasisLegal Framework for employment law in CanadaObjective for most employment legislation is to prevent employers from exploiting paid workers assuming that an implicit power imbalance exists in the employment relationship Government role is to balance employee and employer needs through the development and maintenance of employment legislation 1 More receptive to governmental regulatory intervention than US2US employment at will3 US largely centralizedCanada employment standards actHRM occupational health and safety union relations pensions and compensation CONTRACT LAW TORT LAWRegulation legally binding rules established by special regulatory bodies created to enforce compliance with the law and aid in its interpretation Legislation protecting the general population The Charter of rights and freedoms federal law enacted in 1982 that guarantees fundamental freedoms to all Canadians1 freedom of conscience and religion 2 freedom of thought belief opinion and expression 3 freedom of peaceful ass
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