Employers must be aware of the recent amendments to the Ontario Employment Standard Act with the passing of Bill 284: COVID-19 Putting Workers First Act, 2021 on April 29th, 2021. This Bill provides three days of paid leave for employees for reasons relating to COVID-19. Employers must be aware of these new infectious disease emergency leave considerations.
Join us on June 17, 2021, for the 22nd annual Ontario Employment Law Conference, hosted by First Reference and Stringer LLP. With all the challenges you’ve faced and the changes to HR compliance over the last year—and more to come—this year’s virtual conference should not be missed. Scan the agenda below to learn why it’s essential to Learn the Latest®.
On April 1, 2021, Statistics Canada released a report regarding working from home and worker productivity. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and the significant increase in telework that has taken place since mid-March 2020, the report focused on questions involving the extent of productivity, barriers to productivity, and preferences concerning post-pandemic work.