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COVID-19 and Employment Law - What You Should Know as an Employer

Employment Law What you should know as an employer
  In these times of pandemic, there are numerous pressing considerations that employers will have to handle on a day to day basis.  This article will highlight some of the major concerns of employers.  But as with all matters, you should consult with your legal counsel regarding the particulars of your situation.  Some of the highlights of this article include:What obligations does an employer have to its employees?Can an employer terminate its employees? Or put them on layoff status?Can an employer force its employees to work? Or stay home from work?Do employers have to pay for temporary layoffs?What rights do employees have to refuse to work on a particular project?What will the employer have to pay an employee who is terminated (or deemed to be terminated) under the Employment Standards Code?Generally speaking, an employment contract is an agreement where an employee agrees to do X work for Y pay.  If the employer...
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