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Second Provincial Emergency Declared

On January 12, 2021, the Province of Ontario declared a second provincial emergency in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (EMCPA). As part of the declaration, the Province has issued a stay-at-home order... This entry was posted in Pandemic Planning.

Return to Work & School

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Temporary Lay-offs

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Provincial Government Extends the COVID-19 Period under the Employment Standards Act’s Infectious Disease Emergency Leave Regulation to July 3, 2021 and Provides Greater Flexibility to Employers and Unions in the Hospitality, Tourism and Convention and Trade Show Industries

As initially detailed 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 order to provide employers impacted... This entry was posted in Government Support Measures, Temporary Lay-offs.

Pandemic Planning

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Second Provincial Emergency Declared

On January 12, 2021, the Province of Ontario declared a second provincial emergency in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (EMCPA). As part of the declaration, the Province has issued a stay-at-home order... This entry was posted in Pandemic Planning.

EI Benefits

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Sick Leave and Leaves of Absence

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Working from Home

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Health and Safety Issues

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Privacy Considerations

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Government Support Measures

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