With COVID-19, it seems as though there are constant changes in how governments are responding and, correspondingly, what Canadian employers need to do. We’ve captured the latest in this brief update as there are some significant changes that employers need to be aware of. Mandatory Screening With the rise of COVID-19 cases in Ontario, the
Is your termination clause putting your business at risk for legal action? How you can protect yourself now.
Employers who continue to have employees on reduced hours or wages because of COVID-19 will need to be aware that after September 4, 2020, they could be subject to claims from employees for constructive dismissal.
It’s vitally important for employers to implement appropriate protocols and procedures to ensure everyone’s safety.
To say this is a challenging time for workplaces would be an understatement. Unfortunately, there is no pandemic playbook and we are all doing our best to adapt to this ever-changing workplace landscape.
Work-sharing provides income support to employees eligible for Employment Insurance benefits who work a temporarily reduced work week while their employer recovers.
With the impact of COVID-19 becoming more widespread, many employers are looking for solutions to not only ensure the health and well-being of their employees but also maintain effective operations of their business.
What Ontario employers need to know in 2020.
In the spring of 2018, the Ontario Liberal government enacted the Pay Transparency Act, which was aimed at trying to address the still-prevalent gender wage gap. According to the Pay Equity Commission, a wage gap of 26% remains for full-time workers. This means that for every $1.00 a man makes, a woman earns 74¢. The
Things have certainly changed in Canada in the past 20 years, so we took a look back to 1999 to share 20 memorable events in honour of this very special occasion.