Domestic violence and related employment considerations*
Physical distancing has been an effective method of slowing down the COVID-19 pandemic, but its effects have, in some cases, proven to be devastating in terms of domestic violence. While employers have a duty to protect workers’ health and safety, what are the legal implications with respect to workers who experience domestic violence while working remotely? Maude Grenier, partner in employment and labour law, discusses this delicate and important societal and legal issue in this article in La Presse.
*Available in French only