COVID-19 Information

The emergence of COVID-19 has impacted individuals both economically and personally, in unprecedented ways. The constant change in the legal landscape alone has left many wondering what their obligations are, and how they can ensure that they aren’t getting lost in the abundance of information.

At Achkar Law, we are committed to implementing measures to protect our clients as well as our employees by enforcing social distancing measures and offering virtual communications. This also includes providing relevant, up to date, and timely information pertaining to the workplace and business world amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

We continue to help employees and employers alike with navigating the continued legal changes implemented by provincial and federal governments, as well as provide practical solutions to assist in reducing the likelihood of liability.

Additional resources for COVID-19 in relation to the workplace:

Ontario State of Emergency: New Deadlines for Recalling Laid Off Employees

The Risks of Recalling Some But Not All Employees

Remote Work: Privacy vs. Monitoring

Family Status Accommodation During COVID-19

Refusing to Return to Work Could Be Failure to Mitigate

The Case of Non-Returning Employees