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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.
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.
Municipalities across Ontario are enacting new bylaws regarding the use of masks in public locations. However, these new rules provide little guidance for business owners on how to regulate and enforce mask usage in their establishments.
At the end of the day, we know that everyone’s health is the number one priority, but we also want to make sure that people do not compromise their legal rights. We know that many of our clients are struggling. Whatever decisions they make, we want them to be informed decisions.