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Aug 21, 2020

By Kelsey Orth

Federal Government Extends CERB and Changes EI

On August 20, federal officials announced that the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) will be extended another four weeks into late September...

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Aug 20, 2020

Ontario Extends Orders Issued Under Declared Emergency

Earlier today the government of Ontario announced that most of the active emergency orders issued under the Emergency Management and Civil Protecti...

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Aug 12, 2020

By Susan Crawford

BC Employers Must Submit an Application to Extend Temporary Layoffs

Temporary layoffs have been a key tool to mitigate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic as they allow employers who cannot currently maintain their...

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Aug 5, 2020

Concerning New Decision for Ontario Construction Employers

CCP has blogged on numerous cases in the last few years where judges have struck down termination clauses in employment agreements for failing to m...

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Jul 21, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: CRA Provides New Details on CEWS Expansion

Since our last update on April 21, 2020, a number of significant changes have been announced to the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (“CEWS&rdqu...

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Jul 13, 2020

COVID-19 Update: Ontario Set to Enter Stage Three and Feds Confirm CEWS to Extend Until December

There have been a number of notable developments in recent days as the Country continues to gradually reopen. The Ontario government has announced...

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Jul 9, 2020

By Mike MacLellan

Proposed Bill Presuming WSIB Coverage for COVID-19 Claims Quietly Passed First Reading

The Ontario government is somewhat quietly considering just the latest in a long line of legislative amendments aimed at addressing the consequence...

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Jun 10, 2020

By Kelsey Orth

Ontario Allows Child-Care Centres to Reopen Friday

On June 9th, 2020 the provincial government announced its plan to reopen child care centres across the province to support Ontario as it enters sta...

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May 20, 2020

By Jay Rider

COVID-19 Provincial Update: Recalling Essential Workers as Ontario Enters Phase 1 of Re-Opening

If you missed both of our webinars last week (access all broadcasts here), we focussed on what comes next: as we enter Phase 1 of the re-opening in...

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May 15, 2020

COVID-19 Provincial Update: Ontario to Enter Stage One of Reopening

As you may be aware, yesterday the Ontario government announced a further easing of restrictions on businesses as the number of COVID-19 cases in t...

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May 12, 2020

COVID-19 Update - Employers Cannot Use SUB Plan to Top-Up CERB

One of the most common questions we have received from employers since the introduction of the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (“CERB&rdquo...

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May 7, 2020

Arbitrator Provides Further Guidance to LTC Homes on Use of PPE

Last week we blogged about the extraordinary decision of the Ontario Superior Court to grant an injunction to the Ontario Nurses’ Association...

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May 6, 2020

COVID-19 Provincial Update: Further Easing of Restrictions and Extension Of Previous Orders

Easing Restrictions on Certain Businesses On May 6, 2020, the Ontario government announced that it will be allowing retail stores with a street ent...

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May 1, 2020

COVID-19 Provincial Update: Preparing To “Re-Open For Business”

  Today, the Ontario government announced, that by following proper health and safety guidelines, certain business will be permitted to reopen...

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Apr 27, 2020

UPDATED April 29, 2020 - COVID-19 Update For Ontario: Temporary Pandemic Pay For Frontline Workers

  On April 25, 2020, the government of Ontario announced a temporary four dollar per hour pay raise for front line workers. In addition, emplo...

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Apr 27, 2020

COVID-19: Federal Government Announces Rent Relief for Small Businesses

On April 24, 2020, Prime Minister Trudeau announced the government’s latest initiative to support small businesses that have been impacted b...

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Apr 23, 2020

By Susan Crawford

Lessons Learned by Employers from COVID-19

As we pass the one month mark in this unprecedented pandemic, CCPartners continues to see recurring themes that impact employers’ abilities t...

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Apr 21, 2020

COVID-19: Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy Applications Start April 27, 2020!

On April 11, 2020, legislation was enacted to implement the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (“CEWS”). The CEWS is intended to allow emplo...

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Apr 16, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE for Ontario – Important Regulations under the EMCPA

  Although there has been a flurry of legislation passed since this all began a month ago (stay tuned for our “Month in Review” Bl...

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Apr 15, 2020

Federal Jurisdiction Update: Expanded Access to Canada Emergency Response Benefit

Earlier today the government of Canada announced expanded access to the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB). This includes eligibility for: E...

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