Posts Tagged ‘COVID-19’

Is the LTB collapsing under its case weight?

October 20th, 2020 by Celia Chandler

As you likely know, because of the pandemic restrictions, the Landlord and Tenant Board (the LTB) suspended hearings related to eviction applications and also put the brakes on issuing eviction orders. The Sheriff too was stopped from carrying out eviction orders from mid March until the end of July.

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Returning to work: Tips and considerations for employers

September 30th, 2020 by Iler Campbell

This is part of a series of webinars we’re running all September long. Check out the other events here!

We’ve just posted a recording of Safia Lakhani’s webinar, “Returning to work: Tips and considerations for employers” Check it out below.

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Navigating post-pandemic changes at the LTB

September 24th, 2020 by Iler Campbell

This is part of a series of webinars we’re running all September long. Check out the other events here!

We’ve just posted a recording of Karly Wilson’s webinar, “Navigating post-pandemic changes at the LTB” Check it out below.

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Navigating COVID in a unionized workplace: considerations for remote working and returning to the workplace

September 16th, 2020 by Iler Campbell

This is part of a series of webinars we’re running all September long. Check out the other events here!

We’ve just posted a recording of Michael Hackl’s webinar, “Navigating COVID in a unionized workplace: considerations for remote working and returning to the workplace” Check it out below.

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Virtual town hall: Best practices for housing co-ops during COVID-19

September 14th, 2020 by Iler Campbell

Looking for more legal education this Wednesday? After signing off from Michael Hackl’s webinar on navigating COVID in a unionized workplace, sign on to CHF Canada’s virtual town hall. Celia Chandler will be on hand providing answers from a legal perspective to attendee questions on best practices for housing co-ops during the pandemic. She will be joined by experts in public health and insurance.

Sign up for the event here.

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Non-profit boards: try not to ‘Zoom’ past equitable governance

August 31st, 2020 by Karly Wilson

This article was first published on rabble.ca.

The COVID-19 pandemic has had the unique ability to highlight social areas where inequality and inequity have been lurking for ages. Gender discrimination in the workplace is no exception.

There have been countless articles addressing the extra burden that the pandemic has placed on women, often centring the many complexities of domestic labour division and child care. Even without these larger issues, smaller forms of discrimination, or microaggressions, persist during the pandemic as well, even as our work lives have moved almost entirely online.

It has never been easier to work remotely, and professionals across the country have been lauding the advancements in technology that have made working possible during the pandemic. Zoom meetings, “fax by email,” Facetime calls, constant texting — they all allow employers to replicate the workplace experience for employees from the comfort of their home offices (or living room couches, or kitchens, or bedrooms). For many women, these technologies have not only replicated the issues they already experienced at work, but have exacerbated them.

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