Some employers are choosing to provide employees with work from home allowances or reimbursing them for certain work from home expenses. Where employers are considering this they should ensure that they create clear and fair policies.
Now that we’ve all been in quarantine for what feels like at least 100 years, all law firms have been able to explore what a remote office could look like. Will the humble video call be here to stay post-quarantine? Let’s hope so.
The provinces are opening back up and various guidance has been issued to employers regarding how to do so safely, but the virus still exists and it’s still contagious. Governments who have been encouraging people to stay home are now contemplating how to get people to go out when really conditions regarding the virus have not drastically changed. This juxtaposition will have an impact on workplaces.