November 03, 2020 by Jeff Bastien in Constructive Dismissal, Executive Compensation, General, Pensions and Benefits, Wrongful Dismissal
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Case Comment: Matthews v. Ocean Nutrition Canada Ltd., 2020 SCC 26

The recent Supreme Court of Canada (the “Court”) decision in Matthews v. Ocean Nutrition Canada Ltd., 2020 SCC 26 [Matthews], […]

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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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September 04, 2020 by Julia Dales in Employment Standards
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Never mind… Ontario’s Infectious Disease Emergency Leave is not ending September 4, 2020

In May 2020, the Government of Ontario made O. Reg. 228/20 under the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA), which converted […]

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September 01, 2020 by Larysa Workewych in Employment Standards
  • Comments Off on Consolidated framework for workplace harassment and violence coming into force for federally regulated employers

Consolidated framework for workplace harassment and violence coming into force for federally regulated employers

Federally regulated employers may need to assess and revise their current harassment and violence in the workplace policies. The Government […]

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August 26, 2020 by Alison Walsh in General
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Episode 5: Paid sick leave for Canadian workers

Despite the uncertainty of the last few months, the Canadian economy is finally reopening and employees are returning to work. Tune in […]

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August 10, 2020 by Alison Walsh in COVID-19, General
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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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