Labour & Employment Law

New Guidance for Congregate Care Settings

Since the Spring of 2020, employers in congregate care settings have been relying on guidance documents issued by the Provincial Ministry of Health for best practices in reducing the risk of COVID-19….

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Government Further Extends Temporary Pandemic Pay

The Ontario government has extended provincial wage enhancement for direct support workers in health and social services for another five (5) months.   Announced this morning, the temporary wage enhancement that provides eligible…

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Government Introduces “Working for Workers Act”

On October 25, 2021, the provincial government introduced the Working for Workers Act in the legislature, omnibus legislation which, if passed, would amend various pieces of legislation with implications for workers.  Below,…

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