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October/November 2020

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22 FEATURE AFTER MONTHS OF remote work during the COVID-19 pandemic, social distancing rules are gradually easing and employers are beginning to ask staff to return to physical workspaces, creating a host of labour and employment concerns for in-house counsel. "There are a lot of issues that employers are going to face in bringing people back to workplaces," says Jennifer Koschinsky, a partner at Gowling WLG's Calgary office. "There may be issues with employee mental health. This has been a long time that people have been disengaged from their co-workers so bringing them back may impact everybody's mental health in the workplace." Some furloughed employees may even be disincentivized from returning to work because the government benefits they have been receiving are more Navigating labour and employment law in a time of major transition As many employees begin returning to physical workplaces, general counsel at the Toronto District School Board and Air Canada reveal concerns and opportunities Cited by the Supreme Court of Canada Available risk-free for 45 days Online: Call Toll-Free: +1 800 387 5164 In Toronto: 416 609 3800 Print + ProView eBook* Order # 30846731 $642 2 volume looseleaf supplemented book + eBook* Anticipated upkeep cost – $480 per supplement 4-6 supplements per year Supplements invoiced separately Print only Order # 30842908 $642 ProView eBook* only Order # 30912733 $584 Prices include shipping and handling. Price(s) subject to change without notice and subject to applicable taxes. Canadian Employment Law Stacey Reginald Ball "The most comprehensive text on em- ployment law in Canada. It is carefully constructed and accurate." Canadian Bar Review More than 7,000 cases cited Canadian Employment Law is a one-stop reference that provides a thorough survey of the law and analysis of developing trends, suggesting potential avenues of attack as well as identifying potential weaknesses in the law. With methodically organized chapters covering the complete range of employment law, this book provides the kind of detailed examination of the facts you can count on. The work includes a Table of Reasonable Notice – a chart that groups together comparable types of positions so you can easily compare length of notice awards. All topics are illustrated with extensive case law and useful footnotes. Choose eBook, Print, or both Experience the freedom and flexibility to work wherever and whenever you want, with or without an internet connection, with Thomson Reuters ProView®, the premier eBook experience for professionals worldwide. *eBook not available to trade bookstores, third-party distributors, and academic institutions. © 2020 Thomson Reuters Canada Limited TR1046942-NM Also available online on WestlawNext® Canada EmploymentSource™

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