Closed for the Holidays? Mandatory Vacations and the Duty to Accommodate Religious Observance

by Wendy Woloshyn
By David Brown. (Originally published November 2013.) Across Canada, it is not uncommon for many small businesses to close their operations for the period between Christmas and New Years. There are many good reasons for this, as business owners may be looking for family time while the kids are out of school, a visit to parents in distant cities, or a winter escape to Mexico.Read the full article