Cooper Grace Ward
Summary of recent employment law decisions including that stood down employees are not entitled to personal leave.
The need for employers to exercise caution when managing employees with mental illness was highlighted in this decision.
Higher unemployment, nervous employees and dodgy employers are suggested reasons for a surge in unfair dismissal claims.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
The case confirmed that the Uber Eats driver could not pursue Uber Eats for unfair dismissal as she was not an employee.
Unfair dismissal claim fails because the applicant was found not to be an employee.
Whilst this employee got away with it, it still remains a generally bad idea to liken your boss to Hitler.
Gaia Silva Gaede Advogados
Medida provisória nº 936, de 01 de abril 2020 – medidas trabalhistas complementares para enfrentamento do estado de calamidade pública decorrente do corona vírus
Miller Thomson LLP
Phase 2 means certain businesses that were shuttered as a consequence of the orders or guidance of the Provincial Health Officer can now reopen ...
The Employment, Labour and Equalities Group at Gowling WLG will be holding a live ‘Ask our Lawyers' session on a variety of topics related to COVID-19 and the workplace challenges your business...
Langlois lawyers, LLP
In Quebec, as elsewhere, the COVID-19 crisis is profoundly disrupting many workplaces.
Strigberger Brown Armstrong LLP
There has been a lot of coverage, and a lot of ink spilled about the potential and actual business interruption claims that may be made by insureds arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic.
As we pass the one month mark in this unprecedented pandemic, CCPartners continues to see recurring themes that impact employers' abilities to respond nimbly to unexpected legislative
Miller Titerle + Company
In response to the serious economic symptoms of COVID-19, organizations are having to make the most difficult kinds of business decisions – the human ones.
In Ossudallah v. Swiss Consulting Management Ltd., 2020 BCSC 567 [Ossudallah], the British Columbia Supreme Court highlighted the importance of making clear, precise, and relevant...
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
Under the Ontario Employment Standards Act, 2002 (the "Act"), an employer may temporarily lay off an employee for a period of not more than 13 weeks out of 20 consecutive weeks.
The Covid-19 outbreak and restrictions imposed by the Cayman Islands Government to assist in managing the spread of the virus are having a profound effect on businesses in Cayman.
Youssry Saleh & Partners
CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 ‘s Effect on workflow (Employers and Employees) :On 11th of March, 2020, WHO Chief Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesu had declared COVID-19 CORONAVIRUS as a pandemic...
Termination not only needs a reason; it also has to meet formal requirements in order to be effective. With larger employers or those with international structures, a question often arises as to who is entitled to dismiss an employee.
Many employers are familiar with this scenario: Employees (often sales representatives) drive from their homes to customer appointments, and the question arises whether the employees are entitled to be paid for this travel time.