Anyone facing a layoff due to COVID-19 should understand how to apply for federal government assistance through the Employment Insurance program, and know your rights if the pandemic persists and the economy slides into a recession.
Employee Rights Blog
COVID-19 presents unprecedented challenges to workplaces. This blog helps employees understand employment law, their rights and Ontario employee sick leave entitlements.
If you work for a company in dire financial straits, then insolvency layoffs are a reality, as is a bankruptcy. This articles help employees understand their rights in these circumstances.
The Canadian Federal Employment Insurance (EI) program is a social safety net that covers eligible employees temporarily for some income loss when this happens. If you receive notice and/or severance as part of your layoff, then you must understand the implications of severance pay and Employment Insurance.
When a profitable bank announces layoffs, employees should understand their rights and the Canada Labour Code which governs federally regulated industries, like banking. Here is information about notice & severance pay for CIBC employees impacted by the latest layoff announcement.