Please join labour and employment law lawyer, Russell MacCrimmon of Bird Richard, for a presentation on the law governing Embassies’ relationships with their locally-engaged staff.

Statutory update regarding COVID-19 leaves:

  • What is the status of Infectious Disease Emergency Leave (IDEL) under the Ontario Employment Standards Act?
  • What is the status of COVID-19 leave under the Canada Labour Code?

Employees returning to the workplace:

  • What are key considerations regarding a hybrid work arrangement (some work from home, some from the office)?
  • Is an employer entitled to demand attendance at the workplace?
  • Is an employer allowed to change terms and conditions of employment because of the pandemic?
  • What steps can an employer take to avoid claims of constructive dismissal?
  • Should employers include a “pandemic” clause in employment contracts permitting temporary layoffs during future pandemics?

Human Rights and Occupational Health and Safety:

  • What is the current state of the law regarding mandatory vaccine policies?
  • Should mandatory vaccine policies be amended as pandemic restrictions are reduced or eliminated?
  • What are legitimate grounds to seek an exclusion (religious, medical) from vaccine requirements under the Ontario Human Rights Code?

April 28, 2022 | WEBINAR
8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. – Presentation with Q & A to follow

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