Notice Period Extended
July 27, 2021

Recent decisions consider whether an employee’s notice period should be extended due to the impact of COVID-19 on seeking new employment.

Rapid COVID-19 Testing

Mandatory Rapid COVID-19 Testing Policy – Upheld by Arbitrator

July 22, 2021

An arbitrator found that a Mandatory Rapid COVID-19 Testing Screening Program (Policy) was reasonable, and upheld the mandatory policy.

Text Message

Be Careful What You Agree to in a Text Message – it may be a binding contract!

July 17, 2021

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice held that a text message can constitute a digital signature, such that it can constitute a binding agreement.

Lay-off During Covid-19

Is a Lay-off During COVID-19 Still Constructive Dismissal?

May 31, 2021

The Superior Court of Ontario ruled an employee who experienced a lay-off during COVID-19 was constructively dismissed when she was on temporary lay-o Read More...