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Novel Coronavirus – What Employers Should Know

January 28, 2020 | Sherrard Kuzz LLP

With news of the Wuhan Novel Coronavirus making headlines internationally and two positive cases now in Toronto (one confirmed and one presumptive), risk of potential exposure may cause concern for employees and employers.  In this environment of heightened awareness, an employer must balance its legal obligation to take every reasonable precaution to protect the health and safety of employees against its obligation to provide a workplace free of harassment and discrimination.


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