COVID-19 Labour Update #50

As of today, a Revised Mandatory Order is in effect.  The Revised Mandatory Order clarifies existing provisions from the previous Mandatory Order and introduces new restrictions. Thanksgiving Weekend Province-Wide Restrictions Starting October 8, 2021 at 6:00pm and ending on October 11, 2021 at 11:59pm, the “single household bubble” restriction returns across the Province. This means…

COVID-19 LABOUR UPDATE #47

  New Requirements The Government of New Brunswick has recently announced new changes to help curb the growing number of cases of COVID-19 in the Province.   Effective September 21, 2021 at 11:59pm, every person intending to enter New Brunswick must pre-register before entering. This includes New Brunswickers returning to the province.  In addition, certain New Brunswick…

Covid-19 Labour Update

After more than a year of pandemic restrictions, the government of New Brunswick announced that the Province has reached Phase 2 of its Path to Green Recovery Plan. More than 75% of New Brunswick citizens have now received at least one dose of vaccine. The new revised Mandatory Order eases many restrictions and eliminates others.…

Covid-19 Labour Update

After more than a year of pandemic restrictions, the government of New Brunswick announced yesterday that the Province has reached Phase 1 of its Path to Green Recovery Plan. More than 75% of New Brunswick citizens have now received at least one dose of vaccine. The new revised Mandatory Order eases many restrictions and eliminates…

Revised Mandatory Order

Effective Saturday, April 24 at 11:59 pm (and revised Sunday, April 25 at 11:59pm), the Province has brought in new rules regulating travel in and out of New Brunswick.  Chief Medical Officer Jennifer Russell has expressed concern regarding the detection of variants of COVID-19 in the Province which spread faster.  These new measures are anticipated…

Revised Mandatory Order

On Thursday, March 25, 2021, the Province issued a revised Mandatory Order to reflect the transition of Edmundston and the Madawaska Region back to the Red Phase of Recovery. The Red Phase requirements are consistent with those in place during the previous Red Phase in Zone 4 earlier this year. On Friday, March 26, 2021,…

Briefing Note- Economic Responses to COVID-19 (March 2021)

The economic restrictions and social distancing measures during the COVID-19 pandemic have caused major disruptions to Canadian businesses. Those disruptions are expected to have particularly large negative effects on small and medium-sized organizations, as many of these businesses tend to be concentrated in the travel and hospitality-related industries, such as transportation, restaurants, accommodation, and arts…

Revised Mandatory Order

The mandatory order was revised yesterday to reflect the transition of the entire Province back to the orange level of recovery. Regions in the Orange Level All zones of the Province have entered into the orange level of recovery. This includes the following: New Brunswick residents are limited to a single household bubble. This includes…

Re-opening & Recovery of New Brunswick

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.

After the Great Lockdown

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…

Frequently Asked Questions to Assist Employers

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…