Layoffs and COVID-19

Ontario has announced that the existing state of emergency has been extended to April 23, 2020. Ontario law allows for a state of emergency to be set for a maximum period of 14 days, however, it is very likely there will be an extension beyond this date. All Ontario public schools have been ordered closed […]

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COVID-19 Employment and Benefit Updates

As the COVID-19 health crisis continues, the provincial and federal governments continue to respond to this unprecedented chaos in real-time. The situation is an extraordinary circumstance and this is the moment to be aware of all steps that should be taken to protect your employment rights and your job security. The rules and programs are changing […]

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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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