UPDATED: March 20, 2020 Last week we provided some practical recommendations to employers who are dealing with employees returning from travel in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. In this post, we will be taking a broader look at the…
A list of federal and provincial resources such as Employment Standards and information on wages, leaves/layoffs, and more, to help guide you through the COVID-19 crisis.
Information on the Supplemental Unemployment Benefit (SUB) Program
The purpose of this post is to try to address some of the main questions and concerns you may have as an employer in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Imagine that you have a great benefits package with your employer. Suddenly, your employer announced that they are changing your benefits package; can your employer do this without notice or consideration?
As we approach the federal elections, it is important that employers understand their obligations and employees understand their rights when it comes to voting.
On September 1, 2019, several changes to the Canada Labour Code came into force. These changes impact a number of labour standards including breaks and rest periods, vacation and vacation pay and leaves of absence.
The Ontario Court of Appeal recently released a decision confirming that courts will not be fooled by different corporate structures when an employee has, in reality, been employed with the same employer for years.
As we still work to digest the changes brought about by Bill 148 and Bill 47, we also have Bill 66, which was passed earlier in April.
While 2017 brought about sweeping changes to the Employment Standards Act, 2000, 2018...brought about sweeping changes to the Employment Standards Act, 2000. While 2017 brought about employer panic and confusion over the legalization of cannabis, 2018... continued to do much the same. For yet another year, we were treated to several judicial assessments of the enforceability of termination clauses, and we continued to see the quantums of human rights and other damages increase. In a sense, everything old is new again.