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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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  • March 18, 2020

COVID-19 and Employment Insurance Benefits

Updated March 19, 2020   EI Benefits for Employees under Quarantine The Federal Government and BC Provincial Government require that people who are arriving from outside of Canada or who exhibit signs and symptoms of COVID-19 are required to self-isolate…

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  • March 17, 2020

COVID-19. What Employers Need To Know

What is COVID-19? COVID-19 is a new virus that belongs to a family of coronaviruses which include SARS and MERS. It originated in Wuhan, the capital of central China’s Hubei province and has spread across the globe. Since the discovery…

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