Month: January 2022

Canada

Ontario amends employment-related laws

The government of Ontario passed the omnibus Bill 27, Working for Workers Act, 2021 (the “Act”), which amends a number of employment-related laws. The most notable changes addressed in this article include the requirement to implement a right to disconnect […]

Ireland

Ireland introduces new public holidays

The Irish government recently announced the introduction of: A one-off public holiday on Friday, 18 March 2022, to honor COVID-19 workers and victims A permanent public holiday beginning in 2023 in celebration of Imbolc/St. Brigid’s Day Key details 2022 one-off public […]

Canada

Canada introduces paid sick leave

The Canadian federal government passed new legislation increasing the minimum statutory paid sick leave up to a maximum of 10 days per calendar year for federally regulated private sector employees. The new legislation, which amends Canada Labour Code (CLC), will […]