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Five Questions New Brunswick Employers Should Ask Themselves Before Adopting a Vaccination Policy

* This article is intended for private New Brunswick employers who are provincially regulated and non-unionized. Federally-regulated employers, employers with unionized workforces, and public employers may have different considerations than the ones outlined in this article. The fourth wave of COVID-19 appears to be in full force, with New Brunswick’s new vaccine passport program now in effect.…

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Non-Waiver Agreements, Reservation of Rights Letters and Approach to Resolving Coverage Issues.

When an insured makes a claim under a policy of insurance, insurers are faced with a choice regarding their duty to defend and indemnify. There is always the possibility that information will be presented which allows the insurer to deny coverage or prove that the policy has been breached. The insurer must decide at the outset whether it will indemnify the insured (risking a later determination that…

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Managing in the #MeToo Era

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Managing in the #MeToo Era

by Kelly VanBuskirk “…it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness…” Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities, Book 1, Ch. 1All employers are at times required to address employee complaints of inappropriate behaviour in their workplaces. Yet in 2018, harassment-based complaints…

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