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  • March 31, 2020

COVID-19 and Temporary Lay-off

Many businesses in British Columbia have seen slowdowns in business that have impacted their staffing needs. In some cases, the impact has put the viability of their business at risk. Many employers have, or are considering temporarily laying-off employees as…

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  • March 23, 2020

Current WorkSafeBC Guidance – COVID-19 Pandemic

WorkSafeBC has recently provided more specific information and direction about COVID-19 to employers and employees.[1] Employers Employers should first seriously consider whether they can keep their workers out of the workplace. WorkSafeBC has made it clear that employers must ensure…

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  • March 19, 2020

Special Guidance for Employers when Completing ROEs

Service Canada has provided specific guidance for completing a Record of Employment (ROE) for employees impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. These instructions are as follows: When an employee stops working because they are sick and/or quarantined due to COVID-19, the…

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