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- The “Quebec” Perspective- Termination of Employment and Incentive Plans: What are the Consequences of Matthews v. Ocean Nutrition Canada?
On October 14, 2020, our colleagues Gary T. Clarke, David M. Price, and Maja Blanchette published a blog, from a common law perspective, on the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in Matthews v. Ocean Nutrition Canada Ltd., 2020 SCC 25 (“Matthews”). The present blog weighs the effect of this decision … Read more »
- Update on COVID-19: What Quebec Employers Need to Know
On February 28, 2020, the World Health Organization raised the global risk assessment of COVID-19 (also known as the “Coronavirus”) to “very high”. This post is intended to address issues that have been raised by employers since our last post on the matter (which can be found here) and the near-glob … Read more »
- Ontario Introduces New “Infectious Disease” Leave of Absence
On March 19, 2020, the Ontario Government introduced Bill 186 (An Act to amend the Employment Standards Act, 2000) (the “Infectious Disease Leave Amendment”) to introduce a new job protected unpaid leave of absence in relation to a designated infectious disease. Currently, the following diseases are … Read more »
- VIDEO: COVID-19 & Opening Up: A Review of Some of the Employment and Labour Issues in Ontario
In response to the recent release of the federal and certain provincial governments’ plans for “opening up”, Nancy Ramalho, a partner in our Employment & Labour Group, recently discussed what this process may look like in Ontario from an employment and labour perspective. Nancy canvassed the follow … Read more »
- Significant Changes to Ontario’s ESA: Leaves, Layoffs, and Constructive Dismissal during COVID-19
On May 29, 2020, the Government of Ontario filed an amending regulation, O. Reg. 228/20 (the “Regulation”) to the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (“ESA”). The Regulation significantly amends the ESA for the period from March 1, 2020 to the date that is six weeks after the day that the current provinc … Read more »