It’s been almost six months since the COVID-19 pandemic hit Ontario. During this time the government has introduced a number of new income support programs and new laws. There was no play book for handling this crisis.
Labour Day is an annual and global holiday to celebrate the achievements of workers around the world. For most countries, Labour Day is linked with International Workers’ Day, which occurs on May 1.
Where an employee is found to have failed to mitigate their damages, their entitlement to damages may be significantly reduced. So what happens if an employee is too sick to look for new work? Does that count as a failure to mitigate?