A Guide for Businesses & Organizations The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Moncton, in partnership with the Fredericton Chamber and the Saint John Region Chamber, has developed a business re-opening guide. This guide consolidates the information provided so far by the province on the steps businesses must take to safely reopen.Details
A conversation with global human resources leaders on setting the course for recovery. On April 21, 2020, under the leadership of Anthony Ariganello, President & Chief Executive Officer, Chartered Professionals in Human Resources Canada and Leyla Nascimento, President, Word Federation of People Management Associations Human Resource, leaders from around the world gathered to discuss and…Details
On April 17th , legislation was passed to amend the Employment Standards Act to provide for an emergency leave to protect workers’ jobs during states of emergency and public health threats. An Act to Amend the Employment Standards Act (the “Act”) provides that an employer must grant an employee a leave of absence in accordance with the regulations made…Details
APR 14, 2020 Millions of Canadians lost their jobs in March. And this unprecedented crisis will not end soon. Even after barriers are lifted, the effect on people’s lives, employment and the economic and social impacts of the crisis will linger on. We need to act now to anticipate and respond to the challenges that…Details
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
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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. Check it out here As well here is a “Tackling Your Top Concerns About Coronavirus Checklist” you can download as well.Details
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