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Ontario Government Extends the “COVID-19 Period” under the Employment Standards Act’s Infectious Disease Emergency Leave to January 1, 2022

As first discussed in a Focus Alert from early in the pandemic, Ontario Regulation 228/20, the Infectious Disease Emergency Leave (IDEL) regulation (the “IDEL Regulation”), provides employers who have been impacted by COVID-19 with temporary relief regarding temporary layoff and... This entry was posted in Government Support Measures, Temporary Lay-offs.

Ontario Government Extends the “COVID-19 Period” under the Employment Standards Act’s Infectious Disease Emergency Leave to September 25, 2021

As first stated in one of our early COVID-19 Focus Alerts, O. Reg. 228/20, the Infectious Disease Emergency Leave (“IDEL”) Regulation under the Employment Standards Act (“ESA”), was put in place in May 2020 in order to provide employers impacted by the pandemic... This entry was posted in Government Support Measures, Temporary Lay-offs.