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Shields O'Donnell MacKillop LLP is a boutique management-side labour and employment law firm. Our lawyers are leaders in the field, assisting employers of all sizes, from small businesses to large corporations. We act for both non-union and unionized employers. The firm also represents senior management and executive employees in negotiating fair compensation and severance. Our advantage comes from understanding your business and its needs.

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Recent Blogs

September 25, 2020

COVID-19 Period Extended: Relief From Deemed Termination Provisions, Emergency Leave Extended to January 2, 2021

By Mallory Adams and Kenji Nuhn

On September 3, 2020, the Ontario government enacted Ontario Regulation 492/20, extending the COVID-19 period under Ontario Regulation 228/20 (&ldq...

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June 03, 2020

WSIA Update: Bill 191 to Create Rebuttable Presumption that COVID-19 Positive Test Caused by Essential Workplace Exposure

By Brandin O'Connor and Domenica Moran

On May 19, 2020, Bill 191 – An Act to Amend the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, 1997 with respect to presumptions in connection with COVI...

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June 01, 2020

New Amendment to the Employment Standards Act Places Employees Temporarily Laid Off Due to COVID-19 on Emergency Leave and Relieves Employers of Deemed Termination Provisions

By Todd Weisberg and Domenica Moran

On May 29, 2020, Ontario Regulation 228/20 (“the Regulation”) was passed under the Employment Standards Act (“ESA”).  ...

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