COVID-19 and the Workplace

Whether you are an employer or an employee, this unprecedented set of circumstances has raised a lot of difficult questions. If you are unsure of your rights and obligations, we are here to help.

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Joint Effort to Buy Weed Leads to Dismissal

Joint Effort to Buy Weed Leads to Dismissal

Employees should be mindful of the policies in the workplace and ensure they are not engaging in acts that would violate such policies.
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Video Update: Post-termination Entitlements

The Supreme Court has now weighed in on the issue of when employees will be entitled to things like bonuses or other variable compensation post termination.
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AODA compliance deadlines

Upcoming Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) Compliance Deadlines

Many of Ontario’s Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) compliance deadlines have come and gone, and more are coming.
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Ontario Implements Mandatory Screening Requirements in Workplaces

Ontario Implements Mandatory Screening Requirements in Workplaces

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.
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Discriminatory Dress Codes in Male-Dominated Industries

Discriminatory dress codes reinforce stereotypical and sexist notions about females, and can lead to discrimination in the workplace.
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Back to School 2020: COVID-19 Edition

Back to School 2020: COVID-19 Edition

Many have gotten used to working from home, but if employers require their employees to return to work, they must do so unless they have no other viable childcare arrangement.
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Back to Normal? COVID-19 and Return-to-work Issues

Back to Normal? COVID-19 and Return-to-work Issues

For months now, we have been trying to spread this message: although a lot of…

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BC employers must apply to extend COVID-19 layoffs beyond August 30th

BC employers must apply to extend COVID-19 layoffs beyond August 30th

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.
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