Category: Human Rights
In this webinar, Simran Prihar, Ryan Newell, and Gabe Hoogers reviewed the latest workplace law cases involving COVID-19.
With more and more grandparents getting vaccinated, new options may be available for child care as grandparents begin to feel safer about helping out. But the stay-at-home rules continue to ban indoor social gatherings. Kelly Doctor explains how child care fits into the current rules.
In this webinar, we provided a COVID update and addressed some new COVID-related legal issues.
The development of vaccines for COVID-19 has raised many questions about whether employers can require their employees to get vaccinated. Colleen Bauman discusses how an employer’s vaccination policy must balance the public health risk against the impact of the policy on an employee’s bodily integrity, privacy rights and economic interests.
As schools reopen, many parents have concerns about the safety of their children, family members and themselves. Kelly Doctor examines why parents may need workplace accommodation when their children are back in school.
This webinar examined the issues unions and employees should be thinking about as Ontario workplaces gradually reopen.
First daycares, then summer day camps, and now “social circles”. As the province eases physical distancing restrictions, what do these changes mean for parents and caregivers? Kelly Doctor looks at what could happen to their workplace accommodations or emergency leaves.
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].
With Dan moderating, Kelly, Heather Ann and Mary Elizabeth discussed accommodating workers and their families during the COVID-19 pandemic. Powerpoint available here.
Kelly Doctor looks at how an employer’s duty to accommodate on the basis of “family status” might assist parents trying to simultaneously work and look after their children during this pandemic.