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Federal Budget Bill Changes Canada Labour Code and Economic Support Programs

Canada - July 23 2021 On June 29, 2021, the Federal Government passed Bill C-30, Budget Implementation Act, 2021, No. 1, introducing a number of changes impacting…

Ontario Moves to Step Three of the Roadmap to Reopen Five Days Early

Canada - July 10 2021 On July 9, 2021, the Ontario government announced that the province will enter Step Three of the Roadmap to Reopen on Friday, July 16, 2021, five…

Canada’s Federal Pay Equity Regime Commences August 31, 2021

Canada - July 7 2021 Today, Canada’s Minister of Labour announced that Canada’s federal Pay Equity Act (“Pay Equity Act”) will come into force on August 31, 2021. This is…

Evidence of Intent Necessary to Find Common Employer Liability

Canada - July 1 2021 In an encouraging decision for employers, the Ontario Court of Appeal clarified that a corporation is not a common employer just because it “owned…

Ontario Moves to Step Two of the Roadmap to Reopen Two Days Early

Canada - June 25 2021 On June 24, 2021, the Ontario government announced that the province will enter Step Two of the Roadmap to Reopen two days earlier than expected, at…

Ontario Government Amends Notice and Reporting Requirements under the Occupational Health and Safety Act

Canada - June 22 2021 On June 7, 2021, the Government of Ontario filed amendments to several Regulations made under the Occupational Health and Safety Act (“OHSA”). The…

Deemed Infectious Disease Emergency Leave Extended Again to September 25, 2021

Canada - June 22 2021 On June 4, 2021, the Ontario Government announced that the “COVID-19 Period” and the temporary measures introduced by O. Reg. 228/20: Infectious…

BC Court Deducts CERB from Wrongful Dismissal Award

Canada - June 11 2021 In a recent decision, the British Columbia Supreme Court (“BC Court“) ruled that Canada Emergency Response Benefit (“CERB”) payments earned during…

Ontario Announces Stay-at-Home Order Expires, But Restrictions Remain in Place

Canada - June 7 2021 The provincial stay-at-home order expired on June 2, 2021. However, all measures that were in place under the province-wide emergency break continue…

Ontario Announces Stay-at-Home Order Expires, Moves to Step One of the Roadmap to Reopen on June 11th

Canada - June 7 2021 The provincial stay-at-home order expired on June 2, 2021. However, as of June 7, 2021, all measures which were in place under the province-wide…