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  • Constructive dismissals during COVID-19

    The Covid-19 pandemic has created unique challenges to the workplace environment where changing regulations and business realities have caused some employers to consider and implement layoffs. Continue reading Constructive dismissals during COVID-19 … Read more »

  • Limiting access to federal recovery benefits during the mandatory quarantine

    On January 11, 2021, the Government of Canada announced that, retroactive to January 3, 2021, all international travellers who need to quarantine upon return to Canada will not be eligible to receive support from any of the Canada Recovery Benefits for the period of their mandatory quarantine. Conti … Read more »

  • Identifying the risks for 2021

    Richard Chambers has shared his valuable insights in another post. In Europe’s Internal Auditors Are Already Identifying the Risks for 2021 he makes a number of excellent observations, especially his opening paragraph. Continue reading Identifying the risks for 2021 … Read more »

  • Waksdale followed voiding entire termination clause because of “just cause” reference

    In Sewell v Provincial Fruit (2020 ONSC 4406) Mandhane J. had to determine if the following clause invalidated the termination provision of an employment contract: Continue reading Waksdale followed voiding entire termination clause because of “just cause” reference … Read more »

  • Blue Monday and employee mental health

    The third Monday in January is colloquially known as “Blue Monday,” the so-called saddest day of the year. It sums up the feeling of come down after the holiday season, and the cold, dark days often associated with January. Continue reading Blue Monday and employee mental health … Read more »