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Briefing Notes

Briefing Note: Ontario Government Extends Temporary Layoff Exemption to January 2, 2021 and Confirms Leave Entitlement For Parent Who Keeps Child at Home

September 4, 2020

On September 3, 2020, the Ontario Government issued a news release in which it made two announcements, each of which has a significant impact for employers in the province.

  • Temporary Layoff Exemption Extended to January 2, 2021
  • Leave for Parents Who Remain at Home to Provide Childcare

Ontario’s Declared Emergency Has Come to an End – What Does This Mean For Employers

July 31, 2020

On July 24, 2020, the Reopening Ontario (A Flexible Response to COVID-19) Act, 2020 (“Bill 195”) came into force and Ontario’s declared emergency came to an end.

Speaking Engagements

November 3, 2020 | Patrick Ganley, Jeremy McLeish
November 6, 2020 | Keith P. Burkhardt

Video Seminars

Managing in a Time of Pandemic: Employer Considerations When Business Reopens

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Each year we are happy to host law students interested to learn about employment and labour law. If your law school has an employment and labour club (or equivalent), and you’d like to organize a visit, please contact our Managing Director, Rhonda Cohen, at rcohen@sherrardkuzz.com or 416.603.6243.  We look forward to meeting you!

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