Information About Developments In Employment, Labour, And Human Rights Law
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- COVID-19 FAQ #11 – Can an employer make employees get the COVID-19 test?
The Globe and Mail asked me to answer this question for its readers in a recent column of the Nine to Five. The full question was as follows:My boss is requesting that all employees get a COVID 19 test before reopening the office. The issue I have with this, is that the test only means we do not hav … Read more »
- COVID-19 FAQ #10 – Do I Get More Severance If I am Terminated During COVID-19?
Despite reported COVID-19 cases being down in Ontario, many employers are facing the grim reality of how the pandemic has affected, and will affect, their business. Even with the government’s emergency wage subsidy program, employers may have to cut down on employee and payroll costs. With many empl … Read more »
- COVID-19 FAQ #9 – Not Being Recalled to Work?
Now that Toronto and most of Ontario has entered stage 3 of the province’s reopening plan, many employees are being recalled back to work. We have already covered that most employees must return to the workplace if recalled, employee options while laid off, legal pay cuts, refusing work, and others, … Read more »
- COVID-19 FAQ #8 – Layoffs and Recalls to Work, Updated
This is the eighth entry into Wong Employment Law’s recurring series of frequently asked questions about COVID-19. Now that Toronto and most of Ontario is entering stage 2 of the province’s reopening plan, many questions have again come up regarding layoffs and recalls to work.New Layoff LawOn May 2 … Read more »
- Systemic Discrimination Protests Important to Ontario Too
Over the past week, many cities in the United States have taken to mass protests over systemic racism and discrimination. Sparked by the death of George Floyd, cities outside the US have also engaged in protests, including Toronto. The current events serve as another constant reminder that Ontario a … Read more »