As provinces continue through their respective reopening plans, employers are beginning to recall their employees back to work. Given the number of operational challenges present due to COVID-19, it is… Read More
This blog was originally published on April 21, 2020.
On April 17, 2020, the government of Manitoba issued two new public health orders under The Public Health Act (Manitoba) imposing mandatory… Read More
Agriculture and agri-food industries have a general reliance on temporary foreign workers to fill labour shortages. Unfortunately, it has become increasingly difficult to access foreign workers and bring them to… Read More
As businesses, organizations and government offices continue to gradually open up in Saskatchewan, the Office of the Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner has released an advisory with helpful guidance on… Read More
On May 25, 2020, the Federal Government announced that it is in discussions with provincial governments to provide employees 10 days of paid sick leave per year.
The intention behind providing… Read More
On May 22, 2020 the government of Saskatchewan published amendments to The Employment Standards Regulations (the “Amendments”) which revised the government’s approach to temporary layoffs, group termination notices and public… Read More
On May 22, 2020 the government of Saskatchewan released an updated version of Re-Open Saskatchewan (the “Plan”), the five-phase plan to slowly and responsibly lift restrictions on business and services.
The… Read More
On May 19, 2020, Saskatchewan’s Chief Medical Health Officer signed a new public health order restricting travel in and out of the northwest region of Saskatchewan, which includes the municipalities… Read More