Global COVID-19 News & Analysis

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May 4, 2021

Ontario, Canada Court Decides Employee Laid Off During COVID-19 May Claim Constructive Dismissal at Common Law

Employers have been concerned about how layoffs and constructive dismissals that occur during the COVID-19 pandemic would be viewed by the courts under the common law.
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April 29, 2021

Ontario, Canada Announces it Will Introduce Paid COVID-19 Leave

On April 28, 2021, Ontario announced in a News Release that it will soon introduce legislation that, if passed, would require employers to pay employees up to $200 per day for up to three days if they miss work for reasons relating to COVID-19.
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April 27, 2021

Canada: Peel and Toronto Issue Orders Regarding COVID-19 Expedited Closures

On April 20, 2021, Peel Public Health (Peel) and the City of Toronto Public Health (Toronto) announced they would be issuing Orders directing business closures in certain circumstances.
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April 27, 2021

Ontario, Canada: New Business Requirement Regarding Temporary Mask Removal to Eat or Drink at Work

On April 23, 2021, Ontario filed Regulations 313/21, 314/21 and 315/21 under the Reopening Ontario (A Flexible Response to COVID-19) Act, 2020.

Global COVID-19 At a Glance Reports

Littler's Global COVID-19 At a Glance Reports

Littler's attorneys have created high-level guides, featuring updated "at a glance" information about COVID-19-related restrictions and developments in countries throughout Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.

APAC At a Glance   EMEA At a Glance