EMPLOYERS, EMPLOYEES & COVID-19
202005.20
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EMPLOYERS, EMPLOYEES & COVID-19

Plexiglass, masks, gloves, disinfectant gel, two-meter rule, how far do your obligations as an employer go? First of all, it is important to know that in a pandemic period or not, there are different obligations to which not only the employer, but also the worker must comply. On one hand, every employer must take the…

202004.28
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A HAPPY ANNOUNCEMENT!

The team at Force-Legal is very VERY happy to announce that we will begin to return to our offices as of May 4, 2020. Our new temporary opening hours will be Mondays to Thursdays, 9 am to 5 pm. We ask anyone intending to visit our office to call in advance and make an appointment…

202004.23
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General Meeting of Members – Innovation of the Companies Act

Several non-profit organizations are incorporated by letters patent under Part III of the Companies Act. While the entry into force of the Quebec Business Corporations Act in 2011 modernized the law applicable to companies, now corporations, non-profit organizations are still governed by the Companies Act, which has not been modernized, except to a minimal extent….

Continuation of our Temporary Opening Hours
202004.14
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Continuation of our Temporary Opening Hours

To our clients, partners and all members of the business community: Despite the excellent efforts of the Quebec people, we still find ourselves in a situation where the continuation of our temporary opening hours is necessary. Our first priority is the continued health of our team, our clients and our community. Our opening hours will…

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,…