As work from home becomes an indefinite reality for many workers across the globe, various governments are considering whether to implement the right to disconnect.
Employees who are able to provide evidence that the pandemic impacted their ability to secure new employment could see an extension of the common law notice period as a result.
Well, when it comes to the period of time you can take to bring a lawsuit (referred to as the limitation period), COVID-19 literally stopped time for around six months.
For the third year in a row, the Rudner Law team is honoured to be voted one of the Top 3 Employment and Labour Boutiques in the 2021 Canadian HR Reporter's Readers Choice Awards.
Two Court Decisions Out of Three (So Far) Say Temporary Layoffs During the Pandemic are Constructive Dismissals
So far, two out of three court decisions have said that temporary layoffs during the pandemic are constructive dismissals.
Can you insist that employees return to the workplace? What if they have moved far away, assuming they would be able to continue working remotely? As is often the case, the answer is "it depends". But in this scenario, the answer may change as time goes on.
There is sometimes confusion about jury duty: will the leave be paid, or unpaid? Does the employee need to seek permission to be away from work?