January 14, 2021 by Adrian Miedema in COVID-19
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Employer alert: Ontario issues “stay-at-home” order and new restrictions on businesses

On January 12, 2021, the Government of Ontario declared a new state of emergency, announced a “stay-at-home” order, and imposed […]

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January 11, 2021 by Henry Chang in COVID-19, General
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ArriveCAN

Introduction As part of Canada’s efforts to reduce the spread of COVID-19, all travellers are required to provide contact and […]

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December 21, 2020 by Larysa Workewych in COVID-19
  • Comments Off on Deemed infectious disease emergency leave (IDEL) extended and new supports for unionized employers

Deemed infectious disease emergency leave (IDEL) extended and new supports for unionized employers

On Thursday, December 17, 2020, the Government of Ontario filed Ontario Regulation 764/20[1] and Ontario Regulation 765/20[2], changing the temporary […]

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October 15, 2020 by Cristina Wendel in COVID-19
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Episode 6: Family status accommodation and COVID-19

Dentons · Episode 6: Family status accommodation and COVID-19 In episode 6 of the Canadian Employment and Labour Law podcast, […]

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October 05, 2020 by Stefanie Chimienti in COVID-19, General
  • Comments Off on Ontario announces mandatory masks and face coverings in all indoor public spaces

Ontario announces mandatory masks and face coverings in all indoor public spaces

As the COVID-19 numbers continue to climb, the Ontario government has announced that the province will make masks and face […]

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October 02, 2020 by Larysa Workewych in COVID-19
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Canada’s Post-CERB Landscape and Expansion of the Canada Labour Code’s COVID-19 Leave

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) has ended, but the pandemic has not. The Federal Government’s replacement benefit landscape is […]

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September 28, 2020 by Adrian Miedema in COVID-19
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Ontario employers now legally required to screen employees coming to work – using the government’s “Screening Tool”

Ontario’s “Stage 3” Regulation now requires employers to conduct employee screening for COVID-19 whenever employees come to work, using questions […]

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August 10, 2020 by Alison Walsh in COVID-19, General
  • Comments Off on Episode 4: Written employment agreements – benefits and pitfalls to avoid

Episode 4: Written employment agreements – benefits and pitfalls to avoid

In episode four of the Canadian Employment and Labour law podcast, host Alison Walsh is joined by Sarah Sobierajtodiscuss the benefits of written […]

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July 22, 2020 by Alison Walsh in COVID-19, General
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Podcast Episode 3: Managing remote working risks

COVID-19 has significantly disrupted what it means for an employee “to go to work.” Instead of physically being in the […]

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May 25, 2020 by Jonathan Mor in COVID-19
  • Comments Off on Transport Canada issues new requirements regarding face masks for persons boarding flights to Canada

Transport Canada issues new requirements regarding face masks for persons boarding flights to Canada

Introduction Transport Canada’s latest order is Interim Order to Prevent Certain Persons from Boarding Flights to Canada due to COVID-19, […]

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