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Monthly Archives: July 16, 2021

IDEL – Constructive Dismissal or Not? Ontario Courts Remain Undecided

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, Ontario courts have grappled with the challenging question of whether infectious disease emergency leave (IDEL) constitutes constructive dismissal. The Ontario government amended the ESA on May 29, 2020 by introducing O. Reg 228/20, often referred to a...

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Can a Pre-Existing Job or Side Business Affect an Award for Damages for Wrongful Dismissal?

The ongoing pandemic has substantially changed the job market over the past year in several ways, including employees being laid off or terminated at a higher rate, and employees increasingly seeking additional employment or self-employment to provide financial security during these uncertain times....

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