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Court Finds COVID-19 Related Temporary Layoff Constitutes a Constructive Dismissal

May 18, 2021 | Sherrard Kuzz LLP

A recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court, Coutinho v. Ocular Health Centre, could open the floodgates to constructive dismissal claims against employers from employees temporarily laid off as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Our Briefing Note breaks down the decision for employers.


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