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Jan 19, 2016

Workplace Law Bulletin - Criminal Law and Health and Safety in the Workplace For Businesses and Their People

Anyone in Canada who has the authority to direct how another person does work or performs a task should read, and pay careful attention to, the sentencing reasons of the Ontario Superior Court in what has come to be known as the “swing stage case.” A person with such authority can include not only hands-on field personnel and supervisors, but also management personnel who have the power to make decisions regarding the work to be done and the financial and other resources available to do it.

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