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- New Municipal & Provincial COVID-19 Guidelines for Employers
The COVID-19 infection numbers in Ontario are currently the highest they’ve ever been, and hospitals are beginning to become overwhelmed with patients. Daily infection numbers in Toronto alone currently hover between 700 to 1,000 new infections per day. Recognizing that the city is in a dire situati … Read more »
- Claiming 2020 Home Office Expenses: What Employees Need to Know
We have just said goodbye to 2020, an especially difficult year for many, and have entered a new year. Governments across the world, including Canada, have begun implementing mass-vaccination programs to try to eradicate the COVID-19 pandemic. Subsequently, a return to the office could become a real … Read more »
- Federal Government Announces Increase to Emergency Wage Subsidy Rate
It has now been a year since the COVID-19 pandemic began. The pandemic has caused major economic issues across the globe, especially for employers and employees. When it became clear that the pandemic would have negative effects for many employers in Canada, the federal government created a program … Read more »
- A Simple Mistake Costs an Employer Over $100,000
One of the most common types of employment actions is the wrongful dismissal suit. Employers facing these claims often try to avoid court altogether by attempting to settle with the party early on in the process. However, employers need to be aware of what termination payments, if any, have already … Read more »
- Can Employers Require that Workers Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19?
Most of us have heard the news by now; the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine has arrived in Canada. The federal government authorized the vaccine for use in Canada in accordance with the Interim Order Respecting the Importation, Sale and Advertising of Drugs for Use in Relation to COVID-19. The feder … Read more »