Professionals have ethical obligations and must respect them in all spheres of their lives, even in their private lives. While they enjoy the protection of the same constitutional rights and freedoms as all citizens, these rights and freedoms are not absolute and are circumscribed by the professional’s ethical obligations.
On February 17, 2021, Quebec’s Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux announced that, under certain circumstances, private-sector enterprises can obtain rapid COVID-19 screening test kits.
With respect to paid leave, is your collective agreement really equivalent or more advantageous than the Labour Standards Act?
Since January 1, 2019, the Act respecting Labour Standards provides that an employee with at least three months of continuous service with the same employer is entitled to ten days’ leave per year, the first two of which must be remunerated, for any of the following reasons…
COVID-19 and HyFlex-style distance education: Key takeaways from the ruling on Centre de services scolaires du Lac-Témiscamingue and Syndicat de l’enseignement de l’Ungava et de l’Abitibi-Témiscamingue
In light of the current health crisis, many schools are implementing a HyFlex (or hybrid-flexible) teaching model for primary and secondary school students who cannot attend class in person for reasons related to COVID-19.
White paper: Should the Quebec government consider the social enterprise model in order to achieve a renewed capitalism?
The issue of the role of business in society is at the heart of current events. The context of economic recovery is prompting reflection on the role of companies in promoting social values and the renewal of capitalism. This white paper calls for legislative innovation in Quebec corporate law to create a new model for socially responsible businesses.
On January 6, 2021, the Quebec government announced that it would be extending its holiday season lockdown measures and imposing new, tighter restrictions. As the spread of COVID-19 is still unabated, the decision was made to extend the lockdown for a period from January 9 to February 8, 2021, inclusive.