On June 2, 2022, Ontario employers that employ 25 or more employees as of January 1, 2022, were required to have a written policy with respect to disconnecting from work.
policies and procedures
Although an employer is required by law to create some employee policies there is no requirement to create an employee policy manual.
As Ontario struggles with the Omicron variant of COVID-19, employers must ensure their workplace policies are updated to reflect the changing nature of the pandemic. Policies enacted in 2020, or even just a few months ago, may no longer reflect current public health guidance. As such, in this article, we look at three recent pandemic-related developments and assess how they will impact Ontario employers.