Can a COVID-19 layoff constitute constructive dismissal? Sophia Abbatt considers the OCA’s decision in Hanley Hospitality, the current state of the law, and what it all means for workers.
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.
This webinar examined the issues unions and employees should be thinking about as Ontario workplaces gradually reopen.
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.
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]
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.
The materials for our webinar on “Termination, Layoff, and Government Benefits for Unionized Employees in the Age of COVID-19 are available here.
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.