“With the combination of serious public health and economic impacts caused by COVID-19, employers are finding themselves facing unprecedented challenges”. The article Employer’s Challenges and Obligations during the COVID-19 Outbreak, written by Halifax Partner Geoff Breen & Halifax Associate Drew Ritchie, was published in the Spring 2020 edition of the Canadian Bar Association’s Nova Voce. Click here to read the full […]read more
Employment & Labour Regional Newsletter December 2012
With the holidays only a few weeks away, many employers have already turned their thoughts toward their annual holiday party. However, without sufficient safe guards in place, the holiday party can be transformed from the social event of the year to a litigation nightmare. If, as an employer, you are planning a holiday gathering at which alcohol is served, you should be aware that you may be exposing your company to significant financial liability for the actions of an impaired guest. The issue of Host Liability is categorized in three ways: Commercial, Social and Employer. Click here for more.