Month: April 2020
Not sure if you qualify for the Canadian Emergency Response Benefit or Employment Insurance? Daniel Sheppard and Natasha Abraham tell you what you need to know about government benefits. UPDATED
Christine Davies and Ryan Newell led this webinar on Protecting Worker Health and Safety During the Pandemic. Kelly Doctor moderated. Materials available here.
We know that many essential employees are required to attend work during the COVID-19 crisis. Erin Moores and Ryan Newell discuss the safety measures employers should take for employees who need to take public transit to get to work.
Daniel Sheppard and David Sworn provide critical information about the leaves of absence that are available to federal employees impacted by COVID-19.
We had many questions following our “Keeping Up with COVID-19” webinar. In this post, Ben Katz answers some of the biggest COVID-19 employment questions.
With Dan moderating, Kelly, Heather Ann and Mary Elizabeth discussed accommodating workers and their families during the COVID-19 pandemic. Powerpoint available here.
What are we really talking about when we use the terms “state of emergency” and “emergency orders”? What differentiates “emergency powers” from normal government powers? Erin Moores and Dan Sheppard take us through the basics.
Simon Archer and Melanie Anderson answer some of the common questions the administrators of pension and benefit funds might be asking in light of COVID-19.
In the first of a series of Zoom webinars, Dan Sheppard looked at Keeping Up with COVID-19: An overview of legislative changes and emergency orders affecting workers and unions. Materials available here.
Federally-regulated workers across Canada are being impacted by COVID-19, including the thousands of airline workers who have already been laid off. Gabriel Hoogers considers what federally-regulated workers might be asking themselves about their employment rights.