As the 2019 – 2020 school year draws to a close, it would be an understatement to say that the year did not go as expected. From the hurried transition to online learning to the ongoing adjustment to the “new normal” of synchronous learning, we know that our clients have successfully navigated unprecedented and difficult challenges – and that there will be more to come.
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Advantage CPD: The New Normal – School Boards in a COVID-19 World
In this webinar we will be discussing some of the many challenges facing school boards across the province as the COVID-19 pandemic continues and schools remain closed until fall 2020, including redeployment, accommodation issues, sick leave and managing the return to work.
Management Rights, Sick Leave under HOODIP and More
In our first HR Healthcheck of 2020, we discuss two cases you need to know about. The first deals with whether a scheduled medical procedure under conscious sedation falls within the “sick leave” provisions of HOODIP. The second case considers management rights under the central CUPE collective agreement and a Hospital’s right to transfer employees.
Craig Rix Quoted in Benefits Canada on the Latest Report Released by the Ontario Ministry of Labour
Benefits Canada quoted Hicks Morley’s Craig Rix in a May 23, 2017 article titled “Ontario urged to consider minimum standard for health benefits”. The article talks about the latest report released by the Ontario Ministry of Labour, and how these changes would affect employers…
Leaves of Absence, Procedural Matters and More
In this latest edition of our School Board Update, we are bringing you summaries of three recent cases which will be of interest. They deal with abuse of process at arbitration, entitlement of part-time and custodial employees to miscellaneous leaves, and the balancing of religious freedom with other statutory requirements…
EI Regulations Amended, Implementing Reduced One-Week Waiting Period
As expected, key amendments to the federal Employment Insurance Act reducing the Employment Insurance (EI) waiting period from two weeks to one week were proclaimed in force effective January 1, 2017…
School Board Update – April 2008
IN THIS ISSUE: Staff Meetings WSIB Case Management Prep Time Payback Program Principals Return from Maternity Leave Noon-Hour Entry Time Sick leave Credits STAFF MEETINGS The issue of mandatory attendance at staff meetings scheduled outside of the instructional day, and the topics or material discussed at such meetings, has arisen at various Boards. An October…