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  • Will Your Severance Pay impact CERB?

    CERB was introduced with great haste in response to the COVID-19 emergency. Ordinarily, such programs take months and years to design. While it has temporarily replaced the EI benefits program, the government has not presently clarified how CERB will be treated against severance pay. The CRA may req … Read more »

  • COVID-19: Right to Refuse Unsafe Work

    COVID-19 exposes employees to hazardous conditions not encountered before. This blog will help employees understand health and safety provisions that offer you the right to refuse unsafe work. The post COVID-19: Right to Refuse Unsafe Work appeared first on Lecker & Associates. … Read more »

  • Layoffs and Terminations: A Primer For COVID-19 Job Losses

    Layoffs and terminations are frequently used interchangeably and erroneously in the media. If you have lost your job due to the COVID-19 emergency measures, you must understand which one applies to you because your rights vary greatly, depending on which one it is. The post Layoffs and Terminations: … Read more »

  • COVID-19 Layoffs: Applying For Employment Insurance / CERB

    Anyone facing a layoff due to COVID-19 should understand how to apply for federal government assistance through the Employment Insurance program, and know your rights if the pandemic persists and the economy slides into a recession. The post COVID-19 Layoffs: Applying For Employment Insurance / CERB … Read more »

  • COVID-19: Ontario Employee Sick Leave & Employment Law

    COVID-19 presents unprecedented challenges to workplaces. This blog helps employees understand employment law, their rights and Ontario employee sick leave entitlements. The post COVID-19: Ontario Employee Sick Leave & Employment Law appeared first on Lecker & Associates. … Read more »