Does the Ontario Employment Standards Act, 2000 Apply? The Implications of Employees Relocating to Work Remotely in Another Jurisdiction
Millions of Canadian employees have been forced to work from home as a result of measures designed to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Many of these employees continue to perform the same jobs they had before the pandemic started, just from different locations. However, the location where an employee preforms work often factors into which provincial employment standards legislation applies to the employment relationship.