The pandemic continues to necessitate work from home in many workplaces. Many of these workplaces had never contemplated work from home and were flying by the seat of their pants as they set employees up.
Remembrance Day falls on Wednesday, November 11 in 2020. Although Remembrance Day was declared a legal holiday like Canada Day and Victoria Day under the federal Holidays Act on March 1, 2018, provinces and territories determine which days are public holidays in their regions. Therefore, Remembrance Day is not a public holiday in all Canadian jurisdictions.
Earlier this year, the Ontario Court of Appeal released its landmark decision in Waksdale v. Swegon North America Inc. This decision has now been relied on by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice to strike down another termination clause in Sewell v. Provincial Fruit Co. Limited.