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Stay-at-home Order: What Businesses Need to KnowJanuary 13th, 2021

Effective Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 12:01 a.m., the Provincial Government is implementing a stay-at-home order requiring Ontarians to remain at home with exceptions for...
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New 2020 T4 Reporting RequirementsJanuary 6th, 2021

The CRA requires that all Canadian employers must report certain income amounts on their 2020 T4 slips, “Statement of Remuneration Paid”, using new information codes...
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Why Hiring a Third-party Certified Human Resources Investigator is More Important Now than EverJanuary 4th, 2021

In response to the pandemic we’ve launched the HR COVID-19 Audit.  This specialized audit will take account of all of your HR policies/processes and how...
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Province-wide Lockdown – What Businesses Need to KnowDecember 21st, 2020

In response to increasing numbers of COVID-19 cases, Ontario will go into a province-wide lockdown.  The provincial government has announced that all regions of the...
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Infectious Disease Emergency Leave (IDEL) ExtensionDecember 18th, 2020

The Ontario government has updated its regulations under the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA) to further extend Ontario’s COVID-19 period to July 3, 2021. The...
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AODA Compliance Report ExtendedOctober 28th, 2020

The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act (AODA) was implemented to enforce standards in order to achieve accessibility for Ontarians with disabilities with respect to goods,...
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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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