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Briefing Notes

Provincial Requirements for Remote Workers – A Cross-Country Overview

January 26, 2023

One of the lasting impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic is that many organizations have embraced a hybrid or fully remote work arrangement.  The attached cross-Canada guide, prepared by the Canadian law firm members of the Employment Law Alliance, and our colleagues at Thorsteinssons LLP (tax lawyers), provides a practical overview of select employment, labour-related, and tax considerations for employers with remote workers residing in a province, even if the employer has no office or other corporate presence in that province.

Employment Insurance Sickness Benefits Extended to 26 Weeks

December 12, 2022

Effective December 18, 2022, anyone who qualifies for a new Employment Insurance (“EI”) sickness benefit claim will be entitled to up to 26 weeks of benefits. At present, the current maximum period is 15 weeks. Employers may wish to reach out to their insurer to determine whether the extension of the EI sickness benefit claim period will impact their current STD and LTD programs.

Speaking Engagements

March 07, 2023 | Sundeep A. Gokhale
March 08, 2023 | Brian G. Wasyliw, Connie Cheung
April 12, 2023 | Kemi Faneye, Sarah MacKay Marton

Video Seminars

Current Trends in Unionization and Collective Bargaining.

Students

Each year we are happy to host law students interested to learn about employment and labour law, employer-side.  If your law school has an employment and labour law 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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