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Refusals to work not meeting criteria in Ontario, Quebec

Ontario has received 280 work refusals in 2020: CBC


As more provincial economies reopen for business, more employers are also dealing with work refusals from their staff.

But the vast majority of work refusals submitted during the COVID-19 pandemic are not meeting legal criteria, according to a report by CBC.

Since January, 280 employees have reportedly refused to work, but only one application met the criteria of Ontario’s Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development.

Quebec has had 21 refusals, related to COVID-19, with only one upheld, according to the CBC.

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Read the full story at CBC.ca.