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  • COVID-19: Anticipated Repercussions on Employee Disability Claims

    The COVID-19 pandemic has had profound effects on Canadians’ mental and physical health. An Ipsos poll conducted earlier this year found that 56 percent of those surveyed reported increased feelings of social isolation, depression, and anxiety due to the pandemic and related lockdowns. We are beginn … Read more »

  • Unfair Covid Layoffs and Wrongful Covid Dismissals

    Show. on CTV /CP24 “ ASK A LAWYER – Employment Law. at 9:30 every Weds night. It’s another morning at work and through the elevator door that cries out for some grease, past that anxious infernal clock that runs too fast, the faint smell of bitter coffee and carpet freshener wafting in from the kitc … Read more »

  • Anti-vaxxers don’t have a right to accommodations, Ontario human rights watchdog says

    People who choose not to get the COVID-19 vaccine due to personal preferences or “singular beliefs” do not have a right to accommodations under Ontario’s human rights law, the province’s rights watchdog says. The decision to get vaccinated is voluntary, and a “person who chooses not to be vaccinated … Read more »

  • Infectious Disease Emergency Leave

    A Primer on IDEL Legislation. Wrongful Dismissal or Layoffs In response to the health and economic effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Ontario government introduced Infectious Disease Emergency Leave (“IDEL”) legislation on June 1, 2020. It allowed employees, who were affected by COVID-19 illness, … Read more »

  • What To Do If You’re Being Sexually Harassed at Work?

    Employers are responsible for creating and maintaining a work environment free from all harassment, including sexual harassment. Legally, a company must respond to and address any complaints of sexual harassment at the workplace. If you believe you are being sexually harassed at work, contact a sexu … Read more »