Six tips to optimize your work from the home office
202004.09
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Six tips to optimize your work from the home office

For some companies, before the COVID-19 crisis, telecommuting was already a reality. For others, the current situation is causing a reorganization of professional activities, now being conducted entirely from home. Telecommuting has its advantages (no travel time or costs, flexible hours, less strict dress code), but no doubt it can also lead to problems altering…

Temporary Change of Opening Hours
202003.31
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Temporary Change of Opening Hours

To our clients, partners and all members of the business community: Given the current situation, our opening hours will now be Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. This schedule will be valid until April 13, 2020 inclusively. An extension of this schedule could follow,…

ARE YOU ESSENTIAL?
202003.24
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ARE YOU ESSENTIAL?

Since March 13, most Quebecers have applauded the leadership demonstrated by the Premier and by the Director of Public Health. Mr. Legault has been said to act like a “good family father”. As for Dr. Arruda, he is the definition of the good doctor. Well done gentlemen, to you and your team. However, since the…

18-March-2020 COVID-19 and Professional Orders
202003.18
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18-March-2020 COVID-19 and Professional Orders

Now the only (or almost only) topic of conversation in Quebec, COVID-19 is disrupting the daily lives of the entire population. Several companies and organizations, governmental and not, have issued directives, sometimes mandatory and sometimes not, concerning sanitary measures with regards to COVID-19. What about the different professional orders? The Québec Bar Association [translated] announced,…

COVID-19 & EMPLOYERS
202003.16
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COVID-19 & EMPLOYERS

The Premier of Quebec, Francois Legault announced a series of measures to try to counter the spread of COVID-19. Such measures change, get adjusted, and even increase in severity almost daily. The impacts of these measures are serious for Quebec businesses and employees, in particular. Although the situation is new, sudden and major, you may…

16-March-2020 Government Orders Suspension of Some Delays
202003.16
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16-March-2020 Government Orders Suspension of Some Delays

COVID-19: Update on measures taken by authorities affecting the administration of justice. We announced Saturday that several measures had been put in place by the Minister of Justice and by the Superior Court and the Court of Quebec. Other measures were announced late yesterday evening. These measures are part of the state of health emergency…

14-March-2020 Update
202003.14
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14-March-2020 Update

The situation related to the COVID-19 virus continues to evolve. Over the past few days, Quebec authorities have announced various measures to stem the pandemic, exercising their power to declare a state of emergency across Quebec. This is now done. In a press release dated March 14, the Premier of Quebec declared this state of…