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Co-Existing with COVID-19: April 24, 2020

Apr 24, 2020 3:33:02 PM


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April 24, 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:

B.C. Emergency Benefit for Workers

The B.C. Emergency Benefit for Workers will provide a tax-free, one-time $1,000 payment for B.C. residents whose ability to work has been affected due to COVID-19.

Trudeau announces $350M support fund for community groups helping vulnerable people

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau recently announced $350 million in emergency funds for struggling community groups and national charities that help seniors, the homeless, and others made more vulnerable by the pandemic.

‘Are we nuts?’ Meet Canadians who started businesses during the pandemic

Even from lockdown, numerous Canadian entrepreneurs are pushing forward with new business ventures and start-ups during the pandemic. These include virtual funeral services, telehealth services for pets, food delivery services, and a new advertising agency.

The Latest News from TPD:

Wearable technology in the fight against COVID-19

TPD is deploying an innovative wristband that will promote a safe work environment. This cutting-edge tool will ease the transition back to work and help workers practice safe social distancing.

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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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