Naloxone — a synthetic drug that blocks opiate receptors in the nervous system — has proven to be very effective at reversing opioid overdoses. So much so, that making naloxone readily available has become a key part of Ontario’s strategy to deal with the province’s opioid epidemic.
Sometimes, the law works in a way that can make an employment lawyer’s job seem like magic. An ironclad employment agreement can suddenly disappear when the correct language is identified as being in it. Or a series of fixed term contracts, each of which entitles the employee to a nominal amount on dismissal? These can sometimes be negated by showing that the employee was actually on an indefinite term contract under the guise of fixed term ones. Then, the employee is entitled to reasonable notice of their dismissal.
Petty cash floats are not as prevalent because of alternatives, including purchasing cards (P-cards), automated teller machines (ATMs), debit cards, credit cards, Apple Pay and other electronic means of payment, and expense claims. Nonetheless, a significant number of organizations still maintain petty cash floats in, for instance, schools, daycares, not-for-profits (including many that work in the community or have a large client or volunteer base), small businesses, hotels, and businesses in remote locations.