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  • Substance Addictions at Work: A Guide for Employers – Part 4/4

    Photo by Jeff W on UnsplashLast week, we discussed various options for accommodations that employers can consider for employees with substance dependence-related disabilities. We then delved into general rules around drug and alcohol testing of employees and briefly outlined some differences between … Read more »

  • IDEL COVID-19 Period Extended to September 25, 2021

    Photo by Maddi Bazzocco on UnsplashThe COVID-19 Period in Ontario’s Infectious Disease Emergency Leave has been extended until September 25, 2021. Prior to this change, the COVID-19 Period was set to end on July 3, 2021.  What does the end of the COVID-19 Period mean? The end of the COVID-19 Period … Read more »

  • Substance Addictions at Work: A Guide for Employers – Part 3/4

    Photo by Jeff W on UnsplashLast week, we discussed the employer’s duty to accommodate employees with disabilities, which includes drug and alcohol dependence. Employers have a duty to accommodate employees up to the point of undue hardship. This is a high bar!  So employers need to give a lot of tho … Read more »

  • A Guide for Employers During COVID-19 – June 8, 2021

    A Guide for Employers during COVID-19 This Guide sets out the key employment law issues to consider, as well as the government’s financial relief options to explore to get through this deep economic crisis.  (Last Updated  June 8, 2021) Further free resources can be found here. Should you need legal … Read more »

  • Substance Addictions at Work: A Guide for Employers – Part 2/4

      Photo by Jeff W on UnsplashLast week, we discussed challenges that employers face when dealing with substance dependence and addictions challenges in the workplace. We ended off discussing the employer’s duty to inquire.  An employer has a duty to inquire as to whether an employee has disability-r … Read more »