The NLRB issued a Decision and Direction of Election in which it held that physicians are not supervisors under the National Labor Relations Act simply by virtue of their position in the healthcare institution.
On April 1, 2022, the Eleventh Circuit held that business development managers who solicited and sold vehicles to corporate clients are not entitled to overtime pay under the FLSA because they exercised discretion in the performance of their tasks.
An Ontario arbitrator recently upheld a retirement home’s mandatory vaccination policy as a reasonable workplace rule consistent with the collective agreement, the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the Retirement Homes Act, 2010.
On April 5, 2022, Ontario announced that, in an effort to help workers with rising costs and inflation, it will be raising its general minimum wage by 8% from $15 per hour to $15.50 per hour, commencing October 1, 2022.
In Oostlander v Cervus Equipment Corporation, 2022 ABQB 200, the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta awarded 24 months’ pay in lieu of reasonable notice to a long-term heavy duty mechanic, less mitigation income.