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Businesses and employees have shown remarkable energy and adaptability in the sudden shift of entire workplaces to remote work, which was made necessary by the COVID-19 pandemic and the associated declaration of public emergencies.
Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP
On May 14, 2020 the Ontario Government announced that as part of Stage 1 of its reopening Ontario plan, certain retailers, seasonal businesses and health and community service...
CCPartners
In workplaces governed by a Collective Agreement, the Agreement reigns supreme. Any and all terms and conditions of employmen...
Aird & Berlis LLP
Thank you to everyone who attended our webinar on "The Legal Implications of Managing a Remote Workplace."
Clark Wilson LLP
On May 8, 2020, the federal government announced that it will extend the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) beyond June to facilitate the gradual reopening of the economy.
Watson Goepel LLP
All workers have the right to a healthy and safe workplace. As such, they have the right to refuse unsafe work – in other words, they may refuse work that they believe has the potential to harm...
Devry Smith Frank LLP
In P.D. and The Bank of Nova Scotia, Re, 2020 CarswellNat 640, Adjudicator Kaufman considered the issue of whether the Canada Labour Code (the "Code") authorized adjudicators to award costs in unjust dismissal cases.
Miller Thomson LLP
On May 3, the Minister of Public Services and Procurement, Anita Anand, announced the creation of the COVID-19 Supply Council, which will provide the government with advice on the...
Torys LLP
Many jurisdictions are beginning to consider an easing of COVID-19 restrictions, which will likely see many businesses resuming operations and employees returning to work at their facilities.
CCPartners
Last week we blogged about the extraordinary decision of the Ontario Superior Court to grant an injunction to the Ontario Nurses' Association ("ONA") which, among other requirements, mandated that nurses at the identified long-term ...
Langlois lawyers, LLP
In October 2019, we reported that the Quebec Court of Appeal dismissed the application of three Sikh truckers who challenged a company policy requiring them to wear...
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Many students in Canada rely on summer jobs to generate income between semesters of high school or post-secondary education. However, students completing their studies this academic year...
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Plusieurs étudiants au Canada comptent sur les emplois d'été pour gagner un revenu entre les sessions d'études secondaires ou postsecondaires.
Harper Grey LLP
On May 4, 2020 the BC government announced that it has amended the BC Employment Standards Act to extend the maximum allowable period for a temporary layoff.
Clark Wilson LLP
As many employers begin welcoming their employees back to their workplaces, some employers are contemplating keeping some or all of their employees working from home for the foreseeable future.
McLennan Ross LLP
ast week the Alberta Court of Appeal released its decision in R v. Kal Tire, 2020 ABCA 200. The case involved an incident at a commercial tire repair sho
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
L'adoption d'une telle politique peut, pour certaines personnes, avoir pour effet d'opposer leurs droits religieux et leur propre santé et sécurité ou celles des autres travailleurs.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Au Québec, le licenciement collectif est la terminaison d'emploi d'au moins dix (10) salariés d'un même établissement au cours d'une période de deux (2) mois consécutifs.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Les gouvernements et les entreprises ont commencé à se tourner vers la réouverture de l'économie et les lieux de travail physiques.
Clark Wilson LLP
On May 15, 2020, the federal government confirmed that the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy ("CEWS") would be extended until August 29, 2020.
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