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  • Leaves, layoffs, and furloughs – what are the differences? What are the risks?

    Perhaps you thought that recent whipsawing between two revisions to the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (“ESA”) in one year was confusing. In my humble opinion, that was nothing compared to the deluge of acronyms and information flooding employers in this COVID-19 world. If it feels like things are c … Read more »

  • Canada Emergency Response Benefit: a primer for employers

    Most employers are aware that the Federal government has introduced wage subsidy programs, described in more detail by my colleague Jen Costin in her recent blog. However, employers should also be aware of the benefits being offered to Canadian workers.   News reports indicated that the government r … Read more »

  • The basics on the federal government wage subsidy programs

    With each passing day during the COVID-19 pandemic, there seem to be more programs, lists and rules to be aware of. It can feel overwhelming to keep it all straight, so this blog will focus on the Federal Government’s two wage subsidy programs.   The 10% Temporary Wage Subsidy for Employers  The fir … Read more »

  • Environmental reporting suspended in Alberta due to COVID-19

    On March 31, 2020 the Alberta government enacted Ministerial Orders suspending existing environmental reporting requirements due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Ministerial Orders signed by Environment Minister Jason Nixon states “All requirements to report information pursuant to provisions in approv … Read more »

  • How will COVID-19 affect my personal injury claim?

    The World Health Organization has declared COVID-19 to be a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. Law firms have been deemed an essential business, and we continue to operate. In this new, rapidly changing climate, Siskinds’ personal injury team is taking every available measure to prote … Read more »