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BC Extends Temporary Layoff Period During COVID-19 Epidemic
Changes, which take effect immediately, extend the period of time in which a temporary layoff may occur, prior to being deemed a permanent layoff. This change impacts temporarily laid off staff, who are not covered by a collective agreement.Read more
Common Law on Layoffs Found to be “Inapplicable and Irrelevant” by Ontario Court
This article discusses the latest decision in Taylor, and the implications on existing and contemplated constructive dismissal litigation arising from pandemic-related layoffs.Read more
B.C. Expands Central Okanagan Restrictions to Entire Interior Health Region
A surge in cases in British Columbia’s Interior Health Region has prompted the government to institute restrictions for the entire region, including mandatory mask mandates, and limits to indoor and outdoor social gatherings.Read more
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