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Immigration & Labour Mobility in the COVID-19 Era

COVID-19 has had a dramatic impact on Canada’s immigration and labour mobility policies. Many foreign nationals are currently prohibited from entering Canada until further notice. New travel policies and/or exemptions…

Recalls to Work, Layoffs & Changed Employment: What Comes Next

Phase 3 of the COVID-19 reopening strategy has begun in earnest. This means that we are getting close to a full reopening of the provincial economy. As we move close…

“Heat of the Moment” Resignations: Are They Enforceable?

The continued reopening of public and private sector organizations is without doubt a positive and sorely needed step towards economic recovery. While critical, this process will not be without its…

Are you a Foreign Worker Who Has Been Terminated? What You Need to Know

Temporary foreign workers are not immune to being terminated from their employment in the time of COVID-19. Below we discuss some key considerations if you are a temporary foreign worker…

Implied Status, SIN Numbers, & Avoiding Termination

COVID-19, the challenges to the economy, and the associated travel restrictions have brought into focus the intersection between employment and immigration laws. The following is intended to demystify some of…

Nervous About COVID-19 and Returning to Work? What Employees Should Know

After months of mass closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic, provinces are beginning to allow the reopening of workplaces and various facilities. Many employees are, understandably, concerned about their health…

Racism in the Workplace: Addressing & Combating Discrimination at Work

With ongoing protests and the related public discourse regarding racism and discrimination, many employers are examining their policies and procedures, and determining what actions they can take to combat racism…

3 Things to Know About Ontario’s Infectious Disease Emergency Leave

On May 29, 2020, the Ontario government published O. Reg 228/20: Infectious Diseases Emergency Leave (the “Regulation”), a regulation under the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (the “ESA”). The changes under…

I Claimed Constructive Dismissal During COVID-19: Now What?

We have written this blog specifically because many employees have been facing a difficult dilemma in the COVID-19 era. Specifically, should employees accept significant changes to their employment, such as…