Location of Work – Out of Province? Out of Country?

The definition of a workplace has been evolving over the decades – the past year has accelerated the shift. What are the risks associated with employees working from home and whose homes are outside of Ontario or outside of Canada altogether?

Bridge Legal & HR Solutions Welcomes Denise Kuhn

We are pleased to announce that Denise Kuhn has joined our team at Bridge Legal & HR Solutions. Denise is an HR professional with 20+ years experience in diverse business environments, Denise will provide strategic guidance and proven solutions tailored to enable your strategy and optimize people operations.

Bridge Legal & HR Solutions Welcomes Juliana Saxberg

Juliana Saxberg is a bilingual, senior lawyer with over 15 years experience practicing employment, labour, workplace privacy, human rights, pension and benefits, administrative, and Constitutional law, corporate and non-profit governance, director and officer liability, public law, and judicial review, in Ontario, Saskatchewan, and British Columbia.

Ontario Government Announces Expanded COVID-19 Inspection Blitzes

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On January 12, 2021 Ontario declared a second provincial emergency to address rising numbers of COVID-19 cases in Ontario. This declaration was accompanied by a “Stay-at-Home Order” and a recommendation that business allow employees to work from home where such an arrangement is possible. While restrictions were placed on “non-essential” businesses even prior to the […]

Ontario Government COVID-19 Workplace Safety Guidelines

On April 30, 2020 the Government of Ontario announced new guidelines to provide processes for safe business resumptions for agriculture, manufacturing, foodstuffs, restaurant and food services businesses. These guidelines build on measures already set out by the Ontario Government in respect of retail, health care, constructions, and transit services, among others. Although the Government is […]

Applications Open for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit

Applications for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) open today. The CERB is part of the Federal response to unprecedented circumstances including business closures and the significant economic impact of COVID-19. The CERB will provide payments of $2,000 for each 4-week period for up to 16 weeks. According to the Government of Canada payments should […]