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McMillan LLP
Alberta is in a state of public health emergency, under the authority of the Public Health Act due to COVID-19. The Government of Alberta ("Government") has not yet declared a provincial state of emergency...
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Over 1,700 cases reported in Ontario. Canada's count in the thousands. States of emergency declared. Non-essential work suspended.
MLT Aikins LLP
The Saskatchewan Workers' Compensation Board ("WCB") has stated that workers' compensation may be available for claims due to COVID-19 infections contracted through work-related exposure.
The past few days have seen multiple announcements from governments across Canada. To help make things easier for employers, we summarized below those announcements that touch on workplace issues.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Occupational Health and Safety legislation contains a right to refuse dangerous or unsafe work, but not all work will meet this high threshold. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, employers have seen numerous workers...
Gowling WLG
This webinar focuses on how the Coronavirus Crisis is affecting condos.
Clark Wilson LLP
Does my company have to agree to accept reduced or delayed payments from customers because the COVID-19 pandemic is so serious?
Littler - Canada
Because the COVID-19 situation is dynamic, with new governmental measures each day, employers should consult with counsel for the latest developments and updated guidance on this topic.
MLT Aikins LLP
On March 25, 2020 the government of Saskatchewan announced via a news release that a new public health order would come into force in the province on March 26, 2020 (the "Order").
Stringer LLP
In an attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19, the provincial government has ordered the closure of all "non-essential" services, effective March 24, 2020 at 11:59 p.m.
Roper Greyell LLP – Employment and Labour Lawyers
Yesterday afternoon, the B.C. Legislature passed amendments to the B.C. Employment Standards Act, and last week, WorkSafeBC published a series of recommendations to employers and...
Lawson Lundell LLP
On March 23, 2020, the British Columbia government passed two amendments to the B.C. Employment Standards Act, RSBC 1996, c. 113. There are now two new unpaid
Miller Thomson LLP
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau beseeched Canadians to follow public health guidelines and has warned that if they fail to, the government may be forced to implement stiff enforcement measures.
Crowe MacKay LLP
The Government of Yukon is working with federal counterparts, First Nations, local businesses, organizations, and communities to introduce support for Yukoners impacted by COVID-19.
Crowe MacKay LLP
With many people worried about their health, employment, and their financial situation, the Government of Canada has taken a strong and immediate action to protect Canadians...
Torkin Manes LLP
As a result of the state of emergency that was declared on March 17, 2020, the Provincial Government issued an Order under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act ...
MLT Aikins LLP
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the Alberta Government's declaration of a public health emergency, the Alberta Workers' Compensation Board ...
Gowling WLG
On March 26, 2020, the B.C. Government, in consultation with the provincial health officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry, set out B.C.'s essential services in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti LLP
On March 25, 2020, the Federal Government passed new legislation creating income support benefits for workers who suffer income loss due to COVID-19. It also passed amendments to both the Canada Labour Code...
On March 23, 2020, the Ontario Government ordered the mandatory closure of all non-essential workplaces in an effort to contain the spread of COVID-19.
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