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The Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) – Employee Perspectives

Simon Archer

July 27, 2020

On Saturday, April 11, 2020, the Government of Canada passed legislation creating the expanded Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS). This legislation expanded the 10% wage-related subsidy the government had previously announced.

In this memo, updated to July 27, 2020, Simon Archer examines what the CEWS is and how it works.

You can also find a plain language blog post on the CEWS here.


Simon Archer

Practice Areas

Employment Law