There are so many questions out there, and often many different answers. Take a moment to read this FAQ prepared by Sherrard Kuzz, Employment & Labour Lawyers As COVID-19 continues to spread the globe, employers need to know their legal rights and obligations as it relates to the Canadian Workplace. Here are the answers to…Details
by Captus Press As was previously announced in March of 2019 the new requirements to write the NKE come into effect in 2021. See here The new online program focuses on completing the new nine academic course requirement that assists candidates in meeting the HR technical component required for certification. The courses are offered at…Details
The team at Grant Thornton LLP is committed to helping their clients, colleagues and communities, as we all try to navigate the impacts of COVID-19. Check out their comprehensive resources page to help manage the impact of COVID-19 on businesses.
Temporary Wage Subsidy for Employers The Prime Minister announced a significant increase to the previously announced 10% wage subsidy for small businesses. To help small and medium-sized businesses keep employees on the payroll, the federal government is increasing the wage subsidy from 10% to 75% for qualifying businesses. The temporary wage subsidy will allow eligible…Details
In case you missed the webinar from March 24th which provides the most frequently asked questions and answers our team of advisors and HR professionals have been handling.
As well here is a “Tackling Your Top Concerns About Coronavirus Checklist” you can download as well.
In New Brunswick, employers are required to provide employees with notice of layoff, with some exceptions. The Employment Standards Act provides an exception which allows employers to lay off employees without notice when there is a lack of work due to a reason which was unforeseen by the employer. A layoff under this section can…Details
New: Emergency Care Benefit Yesterday, the federal government announced further financial support for workers and businesses impacted by COVID-19. For workers who do not have access to paid sick leave or do not qualify for Employment Insurance, the government has introduced the Emergency Care Benefit. Those eligible include: workers who are quarantined or sick with…Details
Prime Minister announces more support for workers and businesses through Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan
The Government of Canada is taking strong and quick action to protect our economy, and the health, safety, and jobs of all Canadians during the global COVID-19 outbreak. The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced a new set of economic measures to help stabilize the economy and help Canadians affected by the impacts of this…Details
CFIB opening Business Helpline to non CFIB members for COVID-19 issues
To help business owners navigate the urgent COVID19 situation, the CFIB is opening their Business Helpline to non-CFIB members.
For advice managing coronavirus in the workplace, business owners can call 1-888-234-2232.
March 17, 2020 Good Afternoon CPHRNB members, We have received many inquiries from our CPHRNB Members regarding the status of the 2020 CPHRNB HREvolutionRH Biennial Conference in light of efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19. As the global situation evolves daily, safety is of the utmost concern for our HR community, our industry partners…Details