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- Employers Frequently Asked Questions About Employment and COVID-19
Since mid-March 2020, employers have been wondering what options there are for their employees in the face of the coronavirus (COVID-19) slow down. Here are answers to employers’ most frequently asked questions with regards to wage subsidies, SUB Plan and Work-Sharing: 1. What is the federal wage su … Read more »
- COVID-19 and Federally Regulated Employees: What Are My Rights?
The pandemic of COVID-19 has significantly impacted workplaces around the globe. Many employers are facing an economic crisis that they have never experienced before. In Ontario, provincially regulated employees have been informed of their legal rights in the event of workplace closures or lay-offs. … Read more »
- Employee’s Rights: Short-Term and Long-Term Disability During COVID-19
COVID-19 illness or stress as a result of the pandemic may render employees unable to work. Disability insurance is an important benefit that should not be overlooked in these circumstances. Currently, many employees, who have not been outright terminated, may be temporarily laid off or be subject t … Read more »
- COVID-19 and the Workplace: What Employees Need to Know — Toronto Employment Lawyers
Since mid-March 2020, we have answered hundreds of calls from employees in Ontario about their entitlements and options during the COVID-19 pandemic. Employees often feel they are presented with ultimatums and cannot afford to pay for legal advice to learn their options under labour and employment l … Read more »
- What are an employee’s minimum entitlements under the Ontario Employment Standards Act?
Under the Employment Standards Act (ESA), there are three key minimum entitlements an employee is entitled to in the event of termination without cause: 1) notice of termination or pay in lieu thereof, 2) benefit continuation and 3) severance pay. Those entitlements compose your severance package. a … Read more »