October 19, 2020
Many of Ontario’s Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) compliance deadlines have come and gone, and more are coming.
October 6, 2020
On September 26, 2020, the Government of Ontario amended Ontario Regulation 364/20 (Rules for Areas in Stage 3) to introduce new mandatory screening requirements in workplaces across Ontario.
September 30, 2020
Discriminatory dress codes reinforce stereotypical and sexist notions about females, and can lead to discrimination in the workplace.
September 14, 2020
On September 3, 2020, the Ontario government announced that it was extending the protections it introduced in June through Ontario Regulation 228/20 until January 2, 2021.
August 25, 2020
For months now, we have been trying to spread this message: although a lot of…
August 21, 2020
The Government of Canada has announced a four week extension of the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) and has also expanded on plans to help those currently receiving the CERB when that plan ends, including expansion of eligibility for Employment Insurance as well as three new benefit programs.
August 14, 2020
The Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (“CEWS”) has been extended until December 19, 2020. Over the next few months, the subsidy will also be available to a broader group of employers and benefits will be provided on a sliding scale based on the degree of lost revenue. The subsidy will decrease over time as the Government attempts to “wean” businesses off of the program.
August 10, 2020
As the pandemic is still affecting the full functioning of business, many employers in BC might need more time before they are ready to recall their employees.