There has been lots of buzz in the news about employees deciding that since they are working from home anyway, they may as well skip winter and do so from Mexico! Employers asked to authorize working by the beach wonder, is this cause for concern? Maybe and maybe not. There’s lots to consider.
On March 23, 2020, the Employment Standards Amendment Act (No. 2), 2020 came into force. It amends the Employment Standards Act (“ESA”) in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
As employment counsel, we routinely work with employers to identify issues with their policies and practices as they relate to vacation (annual leave) and vacation pay under Quebec’s An act respecting labour standards. In this post, we identify four of the most common errors and misconceptions made by employers.