Event: The Road Back: Safety and Employment Law Considerations for Re-Opening the Workplace

Date: 06/02/2020
Type: Free
Seating capacity: 1000

Cost: $ 0.00


Presenters: Ryan J. Conlin and Landon P. Young

IMPORTANT NOTICE: This webinar will be held on June 2, 2020 and will run from 12 pm to 1:30 pm ET (including an extended interactive Q&A). Unique log-in instructions will be delivered separately in advance of the program.

The Ontario economy is starting down the long path towards re-opening from the massive shutdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.  This unprecedented situation will create logistical and legal challenges for Ontario employers who are hoping to restart their businesses.  This Webinar will provide guidance for employers on how to respond to the legal challenges created by the reopening process.

The Webinar will address:

  • An overview of the government safety guidelines and what they mean legally
  • How to assess whether a precaution is “reasonable”
  • How to deal with work refusals and avoid reprisal claims
  • Family status and medical leave accommodation issues
  • How to respond to constructive dismissal claims
  • Temperature checks and other thorny privacy issues