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Help employees maintain positive mental health during the COVID-10 outbreak
Friday, April 17, 2020
Many of your employees may experience a feeling of stress, anxiety and concern related to the coronavirus outbreak. As more and more people physically isolate or enter quarantine, supporting emplo ..
Fast Facts Bulletin 10 from HR Performance & Results: A Message to Employers
Thursday, April 09, 2020
A Message to Employers, As we close out the 4th week of this unprecedented event, I would like to take this time to send a big SHOUT OUT to each and every one of you! I know that all of you ha ..
MOL Newsletter - COVID-19 Edition
Thursday, April 02, 2020
Click here to read this is a special edition of What’s New, devoted to workplace issues related to COVID-19 to help keep you safe and informed.  ..
Fast Facts Bulletin 9 from HR Performance & Results: Canadian Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS)
Wednesday, April 01, 2020
The Federal Government announced wage subsidy of up to 75% for qualifying businesses, for up to 3 months, retroactive to March 15, 2020. This wage subsidy will be available to large and small busi ..
Accessing Benefits
Friday, March 27, 2020
Here is a document developed by a Carleton professor to help people and employers navigate the many supports available now. It has been written in simple language so to be accessible by everyone.  ..
RECORDING: Handling HR (Warren Coughlin)
Thursday, March 26, 2020
Many clients and other business owners I’m speaking to have questions about their people during these crazy times. If you’re like them, you want to keep people employed when you can, you want to t ..
Employer’s Guide to Covid-19 & the Workplace
Thursday, March 26, 2020
The novel coronavirus, Covid-19, was declared an international pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO) on March 11, 2020, and both employers and employees are understandably worried about  ..
Work Sharing
Thursday, March 26, 2020
Work-Sharing (WS) is an adjustment program designed to help employers and employees avoid layoffs when there is a temporary reduction in the normal level of business activity that is beyond the co ..
Fast Facts Bulletin 8 from HR Performance & Results: The New Canada Emergency Response Benefit
Thursday, March 26, 2020
The Government of Canada has established a new Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB). The CERB is a streamlined benefit and replaces the previously announced Emergency Care Benefit and the Emer ..
Stop the Spread Business Information Line Now Open at 1-888-444-3659
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
The province has launched a toll-free line 1-888-444-3659 to provide support to Ontario businesses who have questions about the province's recent emergency order to close at-risk workplaces follow ..
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