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News and Decisions You Might Have Missed

Labour & Employment Newsletter News and Decisions You Might Have Missed Autumn, 2020 It would be easy to think the only issues that employers need to consider this year relate to COVID-19 and its impact on the workplace. However, there have been a number of other legal developments that employers should know about. In this newsletter, we look at [...]

By |December 14th, 2020|Categories: Labour & Employment, Newsletter|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Long Term Care Law Newsletter Disclosure of Residents’ Personal Health Information to Family Members Autumn 2020

Long Term Care Law Newsletter Disclosure of Residents’ Personal Health Information to Family Members Autumn 2020 It goes without saying that long term care facilities have a duty to protect residents’ personal health information. Sometimes family members may request a long term care facility, or its employees, to disclose confidential personal health information about a resident. This newsletter explores [...]

Wickwire Holm Lawyers Recognized as Leaders in their Practice Areas

Wickwire Holm Lawyers Recognized as Leaders in their Practice Areas We are pleased to announce that four of our lawyers have been recognized by The Best LawyersTM in Canada 2021 as leaders in their respective practice areas! For over 35 years, Best Lawyers® has been the respected legal publication, recognizing leading lawyers in different legal areas who have been selected [...]

By |September 21st, 2020|Categories: News|0 Comments

Accommodating Family Status in the Workplace

Labour & Employment Newsletter Accommodating Family Status in the Workplace Summer, 2020 Human rights legislation protects employees from discrimination on a number of bases, including family status. Under Nova Scotia’s legislation, these protections can involve an employee’s relationship with their children and/or elderly parents. An employer’s failure to accommodate an employee with child or parental care obligations could violate this [...]

By |September 11th, 2020|Categories: Labour & Employment, Newsletter|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Nursing Notes: Key Considerations for Long-Term Care Facilities

Long-Term Care NewsletterNursing Notes:  Key Considerations for Long-Term Care FacilitiesSummer, 2020Nursing notes are a vital tool in long-term care facilities. They support ongoing care by documenting a resident’s medical history and observations made by or interactions with the various members of a resident’s care team.  In this newsletter, we explore some of the important considerations for long-term care facilities with [...]

Hitting for ‘the Cycle’ Guarantees a Win!

Press Release Hitting for ‘the Cycle’ Guarantees a Win! In baseball, hitting for the cycle is a rare event and usually guarantees a win. At Wickwire Holm we are delighted to announce four great ‘hits’ which not only guarantee our success in the game at hand, but also for the foreseeable future. As a nod to our past and [...]

By |July 21st, 2020|Categories: News|0 Comments