COVID-19 Updates

The latest information on how COVID-19 impacts your employee health benefits

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Written by Yafa Sakkejha, Dusan Baic, and Joel Gomes
Helpful Resources

Employer Checklist: Reopening & Operating Amid COVID-19

A guide and best practice resource for employers who will be re-opening & operating their businesses amid COVID-19
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Written by Joel Gomes
Updated over a week ago

Employer Exemption from COVID-19 Related Work Reduction & Layoff Obligations

New Ontario regulation that exempts COVID-19 related work reduction & layoff from notice and severance obligations
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Written by Joel Gomes
Updated over a week ago

Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) is Now Live

Overview of the Canada Emergency Response benefit (CERB)
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Written by Joel Gomes
Updated over a week ago

Wage Subsidy Programs for Businesses

Federal Govt. Wage Subsidy Programs Available for Businesses
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Written by Joel Gomes
Updated over a week ago

Expansion of Eligibility for Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA)

Expansion to the eligibility criteria for the Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) to include many owner-operated small businesses.
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Written by Joel Gomes
Updated over a week ago

Re-opening Ontario's Economy - Workplace Safety Guidelines to protect from COVID-19

Ontario safety guidelines and recommendations for workplaces, during COVID-19 as it prepares for a gradual reopening of the economy.
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Written by Joel Gomes
Updated over a week ago

Employer Obligations To Employees During COVID-19

Employer Obligations To Employees During COVID-19, Health & Safety, Best practices
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Written by Joel Gomes
Updated over a week ago

Worksharing Progam For Employers & Employees

Federal Govt. Workshare (Work Sharing) program available for employers during COVID-19
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Written by Joel Gomes
Updated over a week ago

COVID-19: A Framework for Reopening Ontario

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Written by Joel Gomes
Updated over a week ago

Canada Bill C13: An Act respecting certain measures in response to COVID-19

A summary of the bill as it pertains to employers and employee benefits
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Updated over a week ago

Lay-offs or forced government closure of workplaces

What happens to benefits during a lay-off related to COVID-19, or government mandated closure of non essential workplaces?
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Written by Yafa Sakkejha
Updated over a week ago

Maple Telemedicine Provides Free COVID-19 Screening for Ontarians

Check your symptoms virtually by downloading the Maple app and chatting with a doctor
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Written by Yafa Sakkejha
Updated over a week ago

Government Support for Employers & Workers during COVID-19 Crisis

From an Ontario Government Standpoint
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Written by Yafa Sakkejha
Updated over a week ago

Mental Health Resources during a Pandemic

Tools available to your benefit plan during the COVID-19 situation
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Written by Yafa Sakkejha
Updated over a week ago