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September 20, 2021

IN A FLASH: Ontario Extends Suspension of Temporary Layoffs to January 1, 2022

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August 27, 2021

COVID Workplace policies strongly encouraged for Ontario businesses

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August 23, 2021

In a Flash: Ontario Court Weighs in on Limits on Worker’s Right to Sue

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August 18, 2021

In a Flash: Ontario Mandates Vaccination Policies for High-Risk Settings

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August 18, 2021

Saskatchewan Employment Standards Exemptions Repealed

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July 27, 2021

Long-awaited Tax Relief for Family Businesses and Intergenerational Transfers

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3 weeks ago

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3 weeks ago

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Please be advised our telephones are currently down. Should you require immediate assistance contact us at merit@meritnational.com or, for benefit inquiries, email us at merit@meritbenefits.caThank you for your patience and understanding. We are working to remedy the situation as soon as possible. ... See MoreSee Less
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1 month ago

Merit National
In Ontario, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act’s expansion of entitlement for mental stress claims, including workplace harassment, questions have come up as to the application of the “historic trade-off,” excluding civil claims for work-related injury, and the legitimacy of constructive dismissal claims coming from workplace harassment or other stress-related injuries.Recent rulings have the Ontario Divisional Court looking to clarify the limits on civil actions.Our partners at Mathews, Dinsdale & Clark LLP provide their insights here: bit.ly/3y5tnVK#onpoli #ontariobusiness #ontario #workplace #workplacehealth #employmentnews #policy #lawyer #employmentlaw ... See MoreSee Less
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2 months ago

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Many families hope to pass along their family owned and operated business to the next generation. Previous sections (55 and 84.1) of the Income Tax Act were applied to prevent tax-efficient transfers. Bill C-208 aims to change this. Our partners at McLennan Ross LLP provide insight as to what this means for family businesses and intergenerational transfers.Click here to read their insights: bit.ly/3rC20AZ ... See MoreSee Less
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MENTAL HEALTH INITIATIVES

We are proud to announce Merit’s Mental Health Strategy.

This program will keep mental health at the forefront for Merit members, their employees, and families.

We have made available to our members resources to assist in navigating mental health issues in the workplace and at home.