While we are looking at the potential for a second wave of COVID-19, efforts to socially distance, wear masks, and work from home are all more long-term practices as the pandemic continues. Employers can help to decrease the prevalence and risks of mental fatigue among employees, there are a variety of ways to support your team throughout the COVID-19 process.
On July 23, 2020, the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario released a fact sheet regarding privacy concerns associated with working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic.
On July 17, 2020, the government of Canada (the “Government”) released details, as well as draft legislative proposals to amend, inter alia, the Income Tax Act (Canada) (the “ITA”), in respect of a redesigned Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (“CEWS”) program. The legislative proposals, in the form of Bill C-20, An Act respecting further COVID-19 measures (“Bill C-20”), received Royal Assent on July 27, 2020, and are now law.