OLRB Decision Supports Migrant Workers Silenced About Pandemic Danger

Over the summer, there were several reports of COVID-19 outbreaks reported among migrant workers in Ontario, and particularly in the Southwestern region of the province. Workers reported a lack of support from employers, ranging from close quarters with other workers, a lack of safety equipment, and even insufficient necessities such as food. As a result, […]

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Ontario Teachers Seek Workplace Safety Orders

As the start of the school year nears, many parents, students and teachers remain concerned over the safety challenges of implementing the provincial plan for elementary and high schools. Ontario teachers, through various teacher’s unions, are calling for the Ministry of Labour to issue various workplace safety orders to ensure a number of safety standards […]

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Employee Safety Concerns About Returning to Work

As the prospect of a return to work is no longer an idle thought, many people are wondering about safety issues in the workplace. Clearly this raises many issues about exposure to the virus once the doors to the place of employment are opened again. Employer Obligations Management does have a duty imposed upon it […]

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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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