When will an employee be found to have abandoned their employment? In the recent decision of Hettrick v Triple F Paving, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice dealt with this oft-asked question.
The best advice to employers may be to encourage, not mandate, COVID-19 vaccines. Workplace vaccination is a matter of compliance (with health and safety and other legal requirements to keep workplaces safe) and risk management (mitigating the risk that outbreaks could disrupt business continuity).
On February 3, 2021, the conclusions of a joint investigation conducted by the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC), the Commission d'accès à l'information du Québec (QC Commission), the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of British Columbia (BC OIPC) and the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Alberta (AB OIPC), collectively referred to as the Offices, were released—finding that Clearview AI violated the privacy rights of Canadians.