Emily Compton

Associate | Kitchener-Waterloo

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Changes coming to Ontario employment laws

On December 2, 2021, the Working for Workers Act, 2021 (the “Act”) received Royal Assent and came into force as law. As discussed in our previous communique, the Act will amend a number of statutes, including the Employment Standards Act,...

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Ontario Government further extends paid IDEL and deemed IDEL provisions

On December 7, 2021, the Ontario Government announced the extension of the Ontario COVID-19 Worker Income Protection Benefit Program (“WIPB”) through to July 31, 2022. This program requires employers to provide employees with up to three days of paid infectious...

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Finding direction on directive #6: New COVID-19 vaccine policy requirements for health services providers

With Directive #6[1] (the “Directive”) recently issued by the Ontario Chief Medical Officer of Health, a broad variety of organizations will be required to implement workplace policies regarding proof of vaccination and antigen testing by September 7, 2021. This deadline...

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Helen Friedman and Emily Compton’s law blog post was published by LexisNexis

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The original article, Accountability for the section 7(4) accounting report: When is it ‘reasonable and necessary’? was written for our insurance law blog on May 18, 2021. It discusses that Ontario Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule for insurers to fund accounting...

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Accountability for the section 7(4) accounting report: When is it ‘reasonable and necessary’?

The requirement under section 7(4) of the Ontario Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule [1] for insurers to fund accounting reports on behalf of insured persons is a reasonable one. To be eligible for funding by the insurer, the reports must be:...

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