Labour and Employment Communiqué

Four hands bring together white puzzle pieces

March 12, 2020

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Federal efforts on COVID-19 to assist employers & employees

Seann D. McAleese

On March 11, 2020, the Federal Government announced the establishment of a $1-billion package to address the COVID-19 virus outbreak (which is now a global pandemic according to the World Health Organization).  Part of the funds, $275 million, will be...

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Civil contempt of court in the labour context

Jeff N. Grubb, Amy Groothuis

An ongoing and high profile Saskatchewan labour dispute between Consumers’ Co-Operative Refineries Ltd. (the “Co-Op”) and Unifor Canada, Local 594 (the “Union”) spilled over into the courts recently, providing an opportunity to examine the court’s powers to find a party...

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COVID-19: Emergency preparedness and communications

Gillian Tuck Kutarna, Nadya Tymochenko

On March 9, 2020 we presented an urgent “Morning Recess” webinar summarizing for our school board clients their legal rights and responsibilities in the face of the global spread of the COVID-19 virus.  Please contact us if you would like...

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