As the pandemic continues, and as we see more court decisions that analyze terminations that took place during the pandemic, we are gaining some clarity on how courts are viewing the impact the pandemic has had on a variety of factors.
On December 7, 2021, the Ontario government announced that the COVID-19 Period is extended to July 30, 2022 (was slated to expire January 1, 2022).
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the Ontario government has announced the extension of the 3-day COVID-19 paid leave. This extension will currently run until the end of 2021 as new risks and information are being identified in association with the delta variant of COVID-19. Employers are to ensure that they are up to date with extended COVID-19 sick days to provide to their employees.