This section focuses towards benefits and aid for employees, but it can also help employers prepare and support their plans during the ongoing pandemic.
Canadian Emergency Response Benefit
The Government of Canada continues to take action to help Canadians and businesses facing hardship as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. Learn more about the latest measures at Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan.
Tourism & Hospitality Emergency Reponse
Tourism & Hospitality Emergency Response (THER) is a new recovery plan for workers and workplaces to assist people who have lost their jobs or are working fewer hours due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We want to hear directly from workers like you, so we can understand what supports or training you need to get back to work.
MaRS Startup Toolkit
This collection brings together a set of tools and tactics startups can use to prepare, plan and respond to the 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
Benefit Information for Employees
This PDF has been adapted from information compiled and published freely by Dr. Jennifer Robson, Associate Professor of Political Management at Carleton University.
Supporting Employees, Supporting Business
Employees are the most valuable resource in any organization. Resolve Consulting & Education Services believes that a company performs at its best when its workforce is healthy, efficient, and actively engaged. This means it is critically important for employers to keep their workforce healthy and emotionally secure.
COVID-19 Prevention: Employers, Employees and Essential Service Workers
List of steps you as an employer or employee must take in the workplace to reduce the spread of COVID-19, as well what to do regarding work-related travel.
Canadian Economic Recovery Plan
Learn more about Canada’s actions to help Canadians and businesses facing hardship as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak.
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Join us for this webinar and learn how to address shifting employee expectations as many regions across Canada and the United States move closer to fully reopening.
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