Updates for Ontario Employees Affected by COVID-19

Federal Government Announces Emergency Relief Canada has created a new source of funding for workers who do not meet the test of traditional Employment Insurance benefits. Non-traditional employees such as freelancers, contract workers or those who earn other forms of income and who have not paid into the Employment Insurance scheme will be eligible for […]

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Employee Safety & COVID-19

We live in turbulent times. The world has been rocked by this unforeseen calamity known as the COVID-19 pandemic. We are concerned about our health, that of our friends and parents and now add to that rather unattractive set, a very serious risk of our economic livelihood and our financial stability being under siege. Employment […]

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Employment Contracts & Leaving an Employer

In our prior post, we reviewed the issues that may arise when leaving your present employer to accept new employment. That post dealt primarily with a review of the concepts of inducement and misrepresentation. As mentioned in that article, the impact of an employment contract often arises when leaving a job, as it may affect […]

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Issues to Consider When Moving on to a New Employer

There are several things to consider when leaving one job for another. First, if you were deliberately recruited by a new employer, there may be certain entitlements should that new role not work out. Second, it is important to ensure that the promises made by a new employer are accurate. Lastly, there are obligations to […]

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