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Disconnecting from Work Policy – Government of Ontario Provides Guidance

Gillian Howe On December 2, 2021, the Government of Ontario enacted Bill 27, Working for Workers’ Act, 2021, which, amongst other legislative changes, amended the ...
Mar 3, 2022
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Update: Ontario Passes the Working for Workers Act, 2021

Gillian Howe The Ontario Government has passed the Working for Workers Act, 2021, which in addition to changes to other statutes, includes unique amendments to the...
Dec 2, 2021
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COVID-19 Update: Screening of Employees in Ontario Workplaces now Mandatory

Gillian Howe On September 25, 2020, the Ontario Government amended Ontario Regulation 364/20 “Rules For Areas In Stage 3” under the Reopening Ontario (A Flexible R...
Sep 29, 2020
Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Bill 191 - Workplace Safety and Insurance Amendment Act (Presumption Respecting COVID-19), 2020

Gillian Howe On May 19, 2020, Bill 191, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Amendment Act (Presumption Respecting COVID-19), 2020 (“Bill 191”), was introduced in th...
May 25, 2020
Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Ontario Government Issues Single-Employer Emergency Orders for Long-Term Care Homes and Retirement Homes

Gillian Howe Recently the Ontario Government issued two new emergency orders pursuant to the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (the “Act”) imposing a s...
Apr 23, 2020
Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

COVID-19 Update – Proposed Provincial Legislation: Job-Protected Leave

Gillian Howe On March 16, 2020, Premier Doug Ford and the Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development, announced that the Provincial Government intends to ...
Mar 16, 2020

Human Rights in the Modern Workplace – What Employers Need to Know

Gillian Howe Torkin Manes Employment & Labour Relations Seminar, May 2017
May 9, 2017
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Court of Appeal Reinforces Employers' Ability to Rely on Just Cause

Gillian Howe The recent decision, Fernandes v Peel Educational & Tutorial Services Limited (Mississauga Private School) (“Fernandes”), provides a u...
Oct 28, 2016
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