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ASAP
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May 27, 2020

Canadian Government Provides Guidance on LEEFF Program

On May 20, 2020, the Canada Development Investment Corporation (CDEV) clarified a number of factors relating to the Large Employer Emergency Financing Facility (LEEFF) program.

ASAP
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May 19, 2020

Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy: Duration Extended, New Groups Eligible, and Legislative Amendments Proposed

On May 15, 2020, the Canadian federal government announced several actions relating to the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) program.

ASAP
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May 12, 2020

Canada: Supplemental Unemployment Benefit Plan Cannot be Used to Top up the Canada Emergency Response Benefit

The federal government of Canada has clarified that the Employment Insurance rules allowing employers to make additional payments to workers through Supplementary Unemployment Benefit Plans do not apply to employees receiving the CERB.

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May 11, 2020

Canada: Eligible High-Revenue Employers in Need of Significant Funds to Weather the COVID-19 Storm Can Soon Apply for Emergency Financing

On May 11, 2020, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that, as part of its COVID-19 Economic Response Plan, the federal government will establish the Large Employer Emergency Financing Facility (LEEFF) program.

Littler Report
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May 11, 2020

COVID-19: The Next Normal – International Guide Supplement

Government officials across the world are easing up, or preparing to ease up, on the stringent business closures and stay at home orders that were implemented to slow the spread of COVID-19.

ASAP
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May 5, 2020

Ontario, Canada: Workplace Safety Guidelines Released

On April 30, 2020, in anticipation of the gradual reopening of its economy, Ontario announced that it had released safety guidelines to enable employers to protect workers, customers, and the general public.

Insight
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April 30, 2020

Canada: COVID-19 and Provincial Announcements of Plans to Gradually Ease Restrictions and Reopen

In Canada, the easing of restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic is determined by each individual province or territory. A number of provincial governments have announced how they plan to gradually ease restrictions.

Insight
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April 28, 2020

Canada: Do Employers Have an Obligation to Protect Employees from Exposure to Safety Hazards While they Work from Home during the COVID-19 Pandemic?

During the COVID-19 pandemic, many Canadians are performing work for their employers inside their homes. This raises the question of who has responsibility for potential hazards they may be exposed to while doing so.

Insight
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April 27, 2020

Canada: COVID-19 and Recalling Employees Back to Work from a Temporary Layoff

Many Canadian employers implemented temporary layoffs due to the devastating financial impact of the COVID-19 crisis.

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April 22, 2020

Canadian Federal Government Releases Online Calculator for Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy

The Canadian federal government announced that the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) application form will become available on Monday, April 27, 2020, and launched an online CEWS calculator to help employers apply for the CEWS.

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