Category: Employment Standards
Dan Sheppard appeared on Ontario Today to answer questions from individuals across Ontario who are struggling with the new COVID rules and how they are to be applied in the workplace. Listen here!
If you have been laid off in a mass termination, you may be entitled to some form of termination pay. Natai Shelsen discusses your rights under the Employment Standards Act and the common law.
Dan Sheppard talked to Rita Celli on Ontario Today about the need for employees to have paid sick leave, especially in the middle of a global pandemic.
UPDATED: Daycares are starting to reopen, but that does not necessarily mean you will be in a position to return to work from a pregnancy or parental leave. Sarah Rostom outlines the job-protected leaves available to employees who cannot return to work from pregnancy or parental leave due to COVID-19.
If you were laid off due to COVID-19, you may now be on “Infectious Disease Emergency Leave.” Daniel Sheppard explains what this new emergency leave regulation means for you.
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].
The materials for our webinar on “Termination, Layoff, and Government Benefits for Unionized Employees in the Age of COVID-19 are available here.
Daniel Sheppard and David Sworn provide critical information about the leaves of absence that are available to federal employees impacted by COVID-19.
We had many questions following our “Keeping Up with COVID-19” webinar. In this post, Ben Katz answers some of the biggest COVID-19 employment questions.
Federally-regulated workers across Canada are being impacted by COVID-19, including the thousands of airline workers who have already been laid off. Gabriel Hoogers considers what federally-regulated workers might be asking themselves about their employment rights.