On September 10, 2019, the federal government announced the appointment of the first ever federal Pay Equity Commissioner. The Pay Equity Commissioner’s role is to provide leadership and direction for the administration and enforcement of the new federal Pay Equity Act (the “Act”). The Act establishes a new pay equity regime which is aimed at reducing gender based pay discrimination by ensuring all federally regulated employers take proactive steps to ensure they are providing equal pay for equal value.read more
Insurance Intermediaries: Fulfilling the role of an Insurance Expert
The following discussion is intended to provide insurance intermediaries, both brokers and agents, with an overview of potential areas of liability in negligence. The discussion covers topics such as, the basis for liability, possible defenses and includes a checklist to avoid liability.