Category: Income Support
The federal government has established three new benefits for workers who do not qualify for EI. Clio Godkewitsch examines how you could be eligible.
Clio Godkewitsch will help you understand and navigate federal income supports that are available if you aren’t able to work due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
On April 11, the Government of Canada expanded the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS). Simon Archer explains what the CEWS is and how it works. [Updated to July 27, 2020]
Although the Canada Student Service Grant has been controversial in recent weeks due to Justin Trudeau’s ties with the WE Charity, its problems may not end there. Gabe Hoogers examines whether the program contravenes provincial minimum wage standards.
UPDATED: Daycares are starting to reopen, but that does not necessarily mean you will be in a position to return to work from a pregnancy or parental leave. Sarah Rostom outlines the job-protected leaves available to employees who cannot return to work from pregnancy or parental leave due to COVID-19.
UPDATED TO MAY 15th: Anna Goldfinch sets out what we know about the Canada Emergency Student Benefit, its shortcomings and how to apply.
From students to seniors, many across Canada are struggling with the financial impact of the coronavirus. Mariam Moktar takes us through the various COVID-19 income support benefits currently available in Ontario.
The materials for our webinar on “Termination, Layoff, and Government Benefits for Unionized Employees in the Age of COVID-19 are available here.
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
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.