UPDATED: March 20, 2020 UPDATED: April 6, 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…
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.
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.
COVID-19 has currently taken over the world, and the world of employment law is no exception.
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 an election, it's important that employers understand their obligations and employees understand their rights for voting.
Are employers allowed to ask employees to cover up visible tattoos while on the job? Generally speaking, employers are entitled to set the rules of the workplace. However, there must always be a balance between personal rights and legitimate business interests.
Employers would be well-advised to ensure they have written policies and procedures in place to adequately handle privacy breaches.
Employees: do not confuse the change in criminal laws with any change at work; they are two very different concepts and showing up high at work could cost you your job.
While certain behaviours are clearly never acceptable in the workplace, there may be a new culprit on the no-no list: handshakes.