This blog post was updated with the assistance of summer law student Danielle Hopkins.
The Federal Government has expanded eligibility for the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy, allowing more employers to qualify… Read More
This blog was prepared with the assistance of Evan Morrow, summer law student.
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Manitoba entered phase three of its multi-phased reopening plan on June 21.
The provincial government announced its finalized plan on June 17, after consultation with public health officials, members of the… Read More
On July 15, 2020, the government of Manitoba announced the Back to Work in Manitoba initiative, a hiring program designed to encourage employers to recall or hire new employees.
This program… Read More
On July 9, 2020 the Saskatchewan government released an updated version of Re-Open Saskatchewan (the “Plan”), the five-phase plan to slowly and responsibly lift restrictions on business and services.
A general… Read More
On July 8, 2020, the Federal Government published the final Standards for Work-Integrated Learning Activities Regulations, which clarify when an internship can be unpaid in the federally regulated private sector,… Read More
On July 7, 2020, the Government of Alberta introduced Bill 32, the Restoring Balance in Alberta’s Workplaces Act (“Bill 32”), which proposes several key changes to Alberta’s labour and employment… Read More
Current medical science and drug testing technology is not sophisticated enough to determine impairment in many workplace scenarios.
As we have previously reported, employers overseeing safety-sensitive workplaces in this environment of… Read More