There is much to consider as we head into a new normal. To begin to reopen now and to return employees to the workplace will take careful planning and appropriate workplace policies and procedures.
mandatory masks and face coverings
Whereas mask usage was once merely recommended, all levels of government have gradually introduced new laws requiring mandatory mask wearing in a variety of settings. As may have been expected, there has been push-back against mandatory mask laws.
The pandemic has resulted in a seemingly ever-shifting landscape for Ontario employers to navigate, and there are two new legal changes of which Ontario employers and employees should be aware.