Employer News

Ontario Passes Regulation 228/20: Infectious Disease Emergency Leave

On May 29, 2020, the Legislative Assembly of Ontario passed O. Reg. 228/20: Infectious Disease Emergency Leave. The Regulation makes significant changes to the application of the Employment Standards Act for non-unionized employees that have seen reductions in hours or wages as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. more >

Virtual Hearings: What to Expect

With many people working remotely as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the use of video teleconference platforms has widely increased. Our firm has been participating in virtual mediations and hearings before labour arbitrators, administrative tribunals, and the courts. As the legal community gains experience with virtual platforms, certain protocols and best practices are being developed. more >