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  • Anti-Climactic Appellate Ruling Declines to Interpret IDEL

    In an anti-climactic ruling released May 12, 2022, the Ontario Court of Appeal has returned to the courts below the question of whether an (alleged) infectious disease emergency leave (“IDEL”), pursuant to the Ontario Employment Standards Act, 2000 (the “ESA”), may nevertheless trigger a constructiv … Read more »

  • WSIB Announces New Rebate Program for Employers

    In a decision that will likely come as welcome news to employers across the province, the Ontario government has announced that it intends to introduce legislation that, if passed, would permit a large amount of the WSIB’s reserve funds, currently valued at $6.1 billion, to be distributed amongst wh … Read more »

  • Ontario Paid COVID Sick Leave – Latest Update

    We blogged recently that there was ambiguity in the new amendments to Ontario’s Employment Standards Act, 2000 (“ESA”), which require employers to provide employees with up to three paid sick days (up to $200/day) if they miss work due to certain reasons related to COVID-19. Although neither the leg … Read more »

  • Ontario Paid COVID Sick Leave – Update

    We recently issued an update on the new paid COVID sick leave provisions introduced by the Ontario Government.  The legislative amendments provide that employees who are “entitled” on April 19 to take sick leave paid under a contract with their employer, which leave payments are at least equal to th … Read more »

  • 22nd Annual, First Reference Ontario Employment Law Conference

    It’s been a surprising and unpredictable year and, finally, there’s light at the end of the tunnel. The time is coming to assess how the pandemic has affected your workplace and HR compliance. For the 22nd year, we’ve partnered with First Reference for this interactive and informative event, to brin … Read more »