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Harassment Policy: Last Chance to Be in Good Standing

The amendment of the Act respecting labour standards, which requires employers to adopt and make available to their employees “a psychological harassment prevention and complaint processing policy that includes, in particular, a section on behaviour that manifests itself in the form of verbal comments, actions or gestures of a sexual nature” came into force on January 1, 2019. However, we recently learned that the CNESST decided to grant a grace period of one year before imposing sanctions on employers that did not comply with this obligation.

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Partition and the End of Indivision – a Synopsis

This article first appeared in French in the Autumn 2019 edition of the Copropriété Plus magazine.

The regime of undivided co-ownership under the Civil Code of Québec (the “CCQ”) has given rise to several legitimate questions in cases involving partition and the end of indivision, and to extensive case law. This article provides a brief overview of the issues inherent in this type of property ownership.

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