Nursing Home Ordered to Install Plexiglass Barrier to Protect Workers Against COVID-19

In a recent Labour Relations Board decision, the union representing workers at a long-term nursing home sought to have the employer install a plexiglass barrier at the nursing station to protect against the spread of COVID-19. Union Asks for Plexiglass Barriers During COVID-19 Pandemic The union represents worker at a long-term nursing home in Brighton, Ontario. […]

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Employee Terminated After Voicing Concerns Over COVID-19 Safety Issues

In a British Columbia decision, an employee’s complaint was dismissed after he claimed he was fired for not showing up to work due to COVID-19 concerns. Employee Refuses to Go to Work Due to COVID-19 Concerns The employee began his employment with the employer as a bartender on December 26, 2020.   Although the employee was […]

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New COVID-19 Safety Measures for City of Toronto Employers and Businesses

On January 4, 2021, Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health published a Letter of Instruction to all employers in the City of Toronto permitted to be open under the Reopening Ontario (A Flexible Response to COVID-19) Act, requiring them to take additional measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19, pursuant to s. 2(2) of Schedule 1 to Ontario […]

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