July 22, 2021
COVID-19 Webinar: Information for employers and employees about ESA and OHSA
The Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development is hosting a free, online information session on August 10, 2021 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. to help employees and employers understand their employment standards (ES) and occupational health and safety (OHS) rights and obligations as they relate to COVID-19.


Free Webinar
Keeping Ontario Safe: What you need to know about occupational health and safety and employment standards related to COVID-19
Aug. 10, 2021
10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

The session will be delivered in English by subject-matter experts who will answer frequently asked questions the ministry receives about COVID-19, such as:
  • What flexibility is there around changing hours of work?
  • Can an employee be fired if they refuse to go back to work due to a family obligation related to COVID-19?
  • Who is responsible for protecting workers against COVID-19 in the workplace?
  • Can a worker refuse to work if they feel unsafe due to COVID-19?
  • Can I take time off work to get a COVID-19 vaccine?

Please note these sessions are provided for informational purposes only. It should not be used as or considered legal advice.