Labour & Employment Law

COVID-19: Update on Federal Wage Subsidies

Posted March 30, 2020 On Friday, the Federal Government announced that it would vastly expand its original plan to provide wage subsidies for businesses struck by COVID-19 disruptions. The government announced that…

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COVID-19: Update on the WSIB

Posted March 27, 2020 All organizations have had to respond to the COVID-19 Pandemic, and the Workplace Safety & Insurance Board (WSIB) is certainly among them. This post provides a summary of…

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Ontario Passes COVID-19 Response Legislation

In a full day sitting yesterday, the Ontario government (represented by only 24 MPPs) convened, introduced, debated and passed Bill 186, Employment Standards Amendment Act (Infectious Disease Emergencies), 2020.  The Bill amends…

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Our Community Outreach – 2019

It has been another busy year for the PooranLaw team as our lawyers delivered seminars in-person and online to a variety of individuals, families and community-based organizations across Ontario. Here are a…

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Key Labour Developments 2019

It has been another big year in labour and employment law developments here in Ontario, with key implications for Broader Public Sector employers and not-for-profit employers supporting people with disabilities.  From new…

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