The pandemic has normalized work from home arrangements as employees were forced to quickly adapt to remote work in response to the closure of all non-essential businesses. With many workplaces able to operate almost seamlessly outside of a formal office, many workplaces are now considering a future that permits more flexibility in terms of where employees may perform their work.
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COVID-19 and the resulting social distancing, self-isolation and quarantine directives have forced businesses to make hard decisions in the interest of immediate business continuity and, ultimately, long-term business survival.
The Alberta Government has released a Ministerial Order temporarily amending employment standards legislation to deal with the practical implications arising from COVID-19.