Recent weeks have seen optimism-crushing news that even should we have a vaccine soon, measures to prevent the spread of the virus may be in place for years. The uncertainty ahead has pushed many big companies to decide to keep their remote working plans in place for longer, or even shift to a remote model indefinitely.
Aside from some “tweaks”, not much has changed when it comes to the Ontario’s overtime rules in many years. Why then do I see so much employer non-compliance?
Despite many workplaces that are trying hard to keep work hours reasonable and limit them to 40 hours per week, in busy workplaces, overtime is very often inevitable - at least once in awhile.