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New Health and Safety PosterOctober 21st, 2020

Most employers in Ontario are required to post the Health & Safety at Work: Prevention Starts Here poster. This poster outlines the rights and responsibilities...
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EMPLOYMENT INSURANCE (EI): Voluntary DepartureOctober 20th, 2020

In a June 5, 2020, Federal Court of Appeal case, the Court reviewed Service Canada’s decision to deny EI benefits on the basis that the...
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Recent ESA Changes – What You Should KnowSeptember 30th, 2020

Please take note of the information below on two recent Employment Standards Act (ESA) changes. EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS POSTER On September 8, 2020, The Ministry of...
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COVID-19 Screening RequirementsSeptember 29th, 2020

On September 25, 2020, the Ontario Government announced amendments to O Reg 364/20: Rules for Areas in Stage 3 under the Reopening Ontario (A Flexible...
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TEMPORARY LAY-OFFS: Supplemental Unemployment Benefit (SUB) PlansSeptember 8th, 2020

The purpose of a SUB plan is to allow an employer to make supplemental payments to Employment Insurance (EI) benefits, without eroding those EI benefits....
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Updates to the Infectious Disease Emergency Leave (IDEL)September 2nd, 2020

Employees who were laid off or whose wages or hours were reduced because of reasons related to COVID-19 were placed on a job-protected Infectious Disease...
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Service Spotlight: HR ToolkitAugust 27th, 2020

The HR Toolkit provides businesses with self-service assistance with their most common HR needs. Accessible via an online portal (accessible from the HR advisory section...
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CERB Transitions to EI and Government Announces Three New Benefit ProgramsAugust 24th, 2020

New benefits are being announced and Employment Insurance (EI) is being revamped; here’s what you need to know.  On August 20, 2020, the Federal Government...
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What You Need to Know about Masks in the WorkplaceAugust 11th, 2020

Due to the unique nature of the by-laws found for each city, the by-law information found in this article is focused on the Halton, Hamilton,...
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Meet the Human Resources Advisory TeamJuly 17th, 2020

Meet our team of HR Advisory professionals.  They deliver customized innovative solutions and practical advice to clients throughout the Southern Golden Horseshoe. Our Human Resources...
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