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Temporary Lay-offs

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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.

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.

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Sick Leave and Leaves of Absence

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Working from Home

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Privacy Considerations

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Government Support Measures

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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.