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Category: Occupational Health and Safety

Webinar: COVID case law update

In this webinar, Simran Prihar, Ryan Newell, and Gabe Hoogers reviewed the latest workplace law cases involving COVID-19.

May 27, 2021
Simran Prihar Ryan Newell Gabriel Hoogers

Webinar – COVID Update 2021

In this webinar, we provided a COVID update and addressed some new COVID-related legal issues.

January 29, 2021
Simon Archer Colleen Bauman Kelly Doctor Kirsten Mercer Daniel Sheppard

Healthcare workers’ rights to PPE enhanced under Ontario Directive #5

Simran Prihar takes us through the hard-fought changes to Ontario’s Directive #5 to improve COVID-19 protections for workers in hospitals and long-term care homes.

October 13, 2020
Simran Prihar

FAQ – Health and safety guidelines for reopening Ontario

Employers must take every reasonable precaution to protect the health and safety of their workers. What does this mean for reducing the risks of contracting COVID-19 in the workplace? Simran Prihar answers some of our clients’ most frequent questions.

July 3, 2020
Simran Prihar

Webinar – Reopening Ontario: Issues for Workers and Unions

This webinar examined the issues unions and employees should be thinking about as Ontario workplaces gradually reopen.

June 17, 2020
Jean-Michel Corbeil Kelly Doctor Kiran Kang Darryl Korell Simran Prihar Daniel Sheppard

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

Webinar: Protecting Worker Health and Safety

Christine Davies and Ryan Newell led this webinar on Protecting Worker Health and Safety During the Pandemic. Kelly Doctor moderated. Materials available here.

April 23, 2020
Christine Davies Ryan Newell Kelly Doctor

Can my employer make me take public transit to get to work?

We know that many essential employees are required to attend work during the COVID-19 crisis. Erin Moores and Ryan Newell discuss the safety measures employers should take for employees who need to take public transit to get to work.

April 23, 2020
Erin Moores Ryan Newell

Personal protective equipment for health care workers in the COVID-19 crisis

One of the most critical health and safety obligations an employer has is to ensure that workers have access to sufficient personal protective equipment. Ryan Newell discusses PPE obligations in the healthcare sector and the principles that should guide employers’ choices.

April 3, 2020
Ryan Newell