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Stay informed of the latest workplace law developments locally, nationally, and globally. From the timely quick read In A Flash to the In-Depth Analysis of various Advisors, Mathews Dinsdale’s team keeps you up-to-date.
Paul McLean interviewed on CTV News - Vancouver. Can Employers Ask for Vaccine Status of Staff?
Tara Erskine spoke to CTV Atlantic on the issue everyone is talking about Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccines Can an Employer Require It?
The New Federal Pay Equity Act Will Be in Force On August 31, 2021: Tips to Get Ready
The Act provides that most federally-regulated employers with 10 or more employees in 2021 will have 3 years from August 31, 2021, to develop a pay equity plan for the workplace.Read more
Paul McLean interviewed on CTV News - Vancouver. Can employers force workers to get vaccinated?
Canada Introduces New Federal Holiday: National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
The Canada Labour Code now includes a new statutory holiday, the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, that will be observed by federally regulated workplaces on September 30th of each calendar year beginning September 30, 2021.Read more
Ontario Declares Third State of Emergency and Issues Stay-At-Home Order
The Order will be in effect as of April 8, at 12:01 a.m. for a 4 week period. The declaration of emergency will terminate after 14 days, unless terminated earlier or extended. This article sets out the key restrictions which will be in effect for the duration of this Order.Read more
Can Employers Require That Employees Take the COVID-19 Vaccine?
An outline of requirements and considerations for implementation of a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy, should an employer deem one necessary for their workplace.Read more
FAQ’s: COVID-19 and the Workplace – Updated Sept 15/20
As part of our ongoing effort to keep employers informed during the COVID-19 pandemic, our FAQ has been updated given the rapidly changing workplace environment.Read more
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