Today, the federal government launched a CRA portal for Canadians to apply for a new key assistance program for employees, the Canada Emergency Response Benefit. In addition, further details were released last week about the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy, a proposed assistance program for employers. […]
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Workplaces have transformed in the past month with many employees working from home in light of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Several employees have children underfoot as a result of school closures amidst social distancing mandates from federal, provincial and municipal governments. Others in the employee’s […]
In the onslaught of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), many employees are concerned about not being able or available to work due to health issues or family obligations. We recently wrote about the new “Infectious Disease Emergencies” leave introduced for provincially-regulated employees in Ontario in response […]
Penalties of up to $10 Million for Non-Compliance On March 17, 2020, Ontario Premier Doug Ford enacted a Declaration of Emergency to Protect the Public. As the number of Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Ontario rose to 503, on March 23, 2020, Premier Ford subsequently ordered, […]
As the effects of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are felt, employees are now faced with new questions as to their employment and human rights. In Canada, federal and provincial governments have applied and continue to apply new or amended legislation in order to attempt […]