As the pandemic unfolds, officials are reevaluating their health and safety protocols and adjusting workplace guidance. This post provides links to key reopening orders and/or mitigation measures issued in recent weeks, at the statewide level.
The Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta recently dismissed an employee’s claim that he had been constructively dismissed when his employer did not accommodate him with a mask exemption and put him on indefinite unpaid leave.
Puerto Rico has enacted a law amending the concept of “engaged in trade or business” under the PR Internal Revenue Code to address the pandemic-related issue of employees working remotely for “out-of-state” employers with no business nexus to Puerto Rico.
On July 21, 2022, Ontario amended a regulation to extend the availability of Paid Infectious Disease Leave (Paid IDEL) until March 31, 2023. Prior to this extension, Paid IDEL was scheduled to expire on July 30, 2022.