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Month: May 2020

Early mediation – resolving disputes in (and after) the age of COVID-19

It will be a while before lawyers can put their robes back on. Natai Shelsen explores how COVID-19 is forcing litigators to modernize their practices. This includes early mediation.

May 26, 2020
Natai Shelsen

Lose Your Job Because of COVID-19? What are your rights?

Worried you might lose your job because of COVID-19? In this Q&A for non-unionized Ontario workers, Louis Century explains what your rights are. [Updated on May 25]

May 25, 2020
Louis Century

What do you need to know to cope with COVID-19 in the workplace?

We’ve prepared a memo addressing some of the most common questions we have been receiving from our clients regarding the many legal issues which are engaged by the COVID-19 pandemic. [Updated to May 19].

May 22, 2020
Char Wiseman

The Canada Emergency Student Benefit: income support for students has finally arrived

UPDATED TO MAY 15th: Anna Goldfinch sets out what we know about the Canada Emergency Student Benefit, its shortcomings and how to apply.

May 15, 2020

Pension regulators across Canada respond to COVID-19

Updated to May 7: Pension and benefits funds are responding to the COVID-19 emergency. Simon Archer and Melanie Anderson look at the steps pension regulators across Canada are taking.

May 7, 2020
Simon Archer Melanie Anderson

What COVID-19 income support do I qualify for in Ontario?

From students to seniors, many across Canada are struggling with the financial impact of the coronavirus. Mariam Moktar takes us through the various COVID-19 income support benefits currently available in Ontario.

May 6, 2020
Mariam Moktar

Webinar: Termination, Layoff, and Government Benefits

The materials for our webinar on “Termination, Layoff, and Government Benefits for Unionized Employees in the Age of COVID-19 are available here.

May 5, 2020
Simon Archer Colleen Bauman Fiona Campbell Ben Katz Kelly Doctor