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Moly Law: Blogging about Labour, Employment and Human Rights

CERB Info Sheet

CERB Info Sheet

The CERB or Canada Emergency Response Benefit is a special benefit available to workers who have lost their jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic. Even self-employed people or workers who have seen their income drop to $1,000 or less per month may be eligible for the CERB. Unsurprisingly, this new benefit has changed a bit as the government responded to criticism of the program in its first month.

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We’re Hiring a Legal Assistant

We’re Hiring a Legal Assistant

Molyneaux Law seeks a legal assistant to support a small law firm with a growing labour, employment and human rights law practice. This is a 1-year contract to cover a parental leave, starting in June 2020. The ideal candidate: Has excellent communication skillsHas...

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I’m working from home during COVID-19, what are my rights? Hours of Work

I’m working from home during COVID-19, what are my rights? Hours of Work

While a lot of lifestyle articles published in the last month argue the merits of maintaining work-life balance while working from home or sticking to a routine during COVID-19, there’s a legal reason to do this, too. Ontario employers have an obligation to record employees’ hours of work and pay them accordingly. Working from home doesn’t change this duty, but it may change how it’s implemented.

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Bill 186: New COVID-19 Leaves for Ontario Employees

Bill 186: New COVID-19 Leaves for Ontario Employees

On 19 March 2020, the Ontario government passed the Employment Standards Amendment Act (Infectious Disease Emergencies), 2020. This new law provides job protected COVID-19 leaves for Ontario employees directly affected by the coronavirus. It also excuses employees...

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MOLY LAW YEAR IN REVIEW

MOLY LAW YEAR IN REVIEW

It seems like just days ago, we were reflecting on Moly Law’s first year in business. Now, we’re 2 years in! This year, we added a new lawyer (Hi Roberto Henriquez! ) and a new paralegal (Hi Raima Razzaq! ) to our team. LEGAL WORK IN 2019 Thanks to this amazing team,...

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