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Co-Existing with COVID-19: April 17, 2020

Apr 17, 2020 3:01:51 PM


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April 17, 2020 Updates

TPD is committed to keeping pace with the nonstop changes during the COVID-19 pandemic, and keeping you updated within the realms of Human Resources and work.

It is our hope that this reading material helps you find focus for co-existing with the outbreak. Scroll on to read about recent HR developments relating to COVID-19 from the past week.


What You Need to Know This Week

The Latest News from Canada:

Coronavirus: Trudeau promises rent relief for small and medium-sized businesses

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has just announced the launch of a new program, called Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance, which will provide rent support to small and medium-sized businesses.


Canada: COVID-19 and the Workplace

Mondaq outlines the general issues for workplaces related to COVID-19, and addresses the rights and obligations of both employees and employers during the current pandemic.


These jobs are growing despite COVID-19

As the demand for workers in food production, supply chain, transportation, logistics and retail increases during the COVID-19 pandemic, so too are the number of job opportunities for hourly employees in these fields.


Federal government announces fund for farmers who reply on migrant workers 

The Federal Government of Canada is rolling out a program to provide additional support to farmers who rely on temporary foreign workers, which will be available as long as the Quarantine Act is in force and isolation protocols are followed.


Staying Connected

Thank you for choosing to stay (virtually) connected with TPD during this time. No matter your current HR needs, TPD will be with you every step of the way.

If you require assistance from our HR experts, you can reach us here, or by email at covid19support@tpd.com, or by phone at 1.844.873.4745. For additional HR resources surrounding COVID-19, visit TPD’s frequently updated COVID-19 HR Support Centre.

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