MacDonald & Associates
On Wednesday March 18, 2020 the BC government declared a state of emergency to support their COVID-19 response.
MLT Aikins LLP
On March 18, 2020, the Federal Government announced the following measures to help employers deal with the economic disruption and uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 outbreak.
The Ontario Legislature has passed the Employment Standards Amendment Act (Infectious Disease Emergencies), 2020 in an emergency sitting on March 19, 2020.
On March 19, 2020, the government of Ontario passed Bill 186, the Employment Standards Amendment Act, 2020 to provide job-protected leave to employees in isolation or quarantine due to COVID-19.
On March 16, 2020, Field Law reported on the Alberta government's plans to amend the Employment Standards Code to allow employees who are required to self-isolate or care for a family member with...
Cox & Palmer
As the number of confirmed cases continues to rise, the growing impact of COVID-19 is being felt with each passing day. We know that things are changing rapidly and we want to ensure you have...
Dale & Lessmann LLP
The Government of Canada announced the first phase of its economic response plan on March 18, 2020. In the week that followed, the Government of Canada ...
The government of Canada announced the following significant updates on its response to the spread of the COVID-19 virus...
Torkin Manes LLP
The Government of Ontario recently announced that it is declaring a state of emergency under section 7.0.1 (1) the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act ("the EMCPA").
Premier Doug Ford has declared a state of emergency in Ontario as of early morning on March 17, 2020. This announcement comes just a day after Doug Ford's office directed...
Miller Thomson LLP
Over the past 48 hours, numerous measures have been introduced by the federal and provincial governments across Canada, including increased travel restrictions, mandatory closures and other...
As it stands currently, two provincial governments have announced a form of statutory leave in response to COVID-19. It is likely that other provinces will follow suit.
In addition to the recently announced statutory leaves in response to COVID-19, there are other forms of statutory leave in place under employment standards legislation across Canada.
Langlois lawyers, LLP
In the context of the crisis created by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government of Quebec will, starting on March 19, 2020
Dale & Lessmann LLP
Businesses large and small are dealing not only with public health and safety concerns relating to COVID-19, but with the business realities triggered...
On March 16, 2020, the Government of Canada announced that effective 12 p.m. ET on Wednesday, March 18, 2020, only Canadian citizens, Canadian permanent residents, their close family members,...
Littler - Canada
On March 16, 2020, the Government of Canada announced that effective 12 p.m. ET on Wednesday, March 18, 2020, only Canadian citizens, Canadian permanent residents,...
We have activated our business continuity plan and we are adjusting it regularly in response to governmental and health authority updates.
Ontario Premier Doug Ford's office announced this morning that it has directed the Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development to draft legislation that, if passed...
Crowe Soberman LLP
For non-unionized employers in the province of Ontario there is a requirement to provide notice of termination of employment to most employees.