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Co-Existing with COVID-19: June 19, 2020

Jun 19, 2020 12:50:04 PM


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June 19, 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 for supporting your workforce through these unprecedented times.


What You Need to Know This Week

The Latest News from Canada:

Canada emergency benefit extended for eight weeks

The Canadian government has extended the Canadian Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) for an additional eight weeks. The extension comes with minor changes to the terms, to encourage those receiving the benefit to keep searching for new employment opportunities.

Canada: COVID-19 Impact: Returning To The Workplace – Preparing For The "New Normal"

Bringing employees back to the workplace poses many legal risks for employers. Obligations under occupational health and safety legislation and human rights legislation are presenting unique challenges as employers navigate providing a safe work environment in the "new normal."

Is your remote team suffering from app fatigue?

The COVID-19 crisis shifted many employees into remote work, creating the need for different online applications and programs to keep businesses running smoothly. This introduction of various productivity trackers and communication channels could be negatively impacting your team's focus.

The Latest News from the US:

An executive framework for finding the right road to recovery

The transition back to the office has been made even more difficult for businesses after the negative impact COVID-19 had on revenues and human capital. When developing a return-to-work plan, figuring out the best way to designate limited resources is a common problem. This guide contains helpful advice on emerging from the crisis.

How Coronavirus Will Change The Job Market Forever

As the world begins to return to normal, it's becoming clear that some things will be forever changed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Forbes weighs in on the job market changes that will remain in the post-pandemic world and notes how remote work has made competition steeper than ever.


Staying Connected

Thank you for choosing to stay (virtually) connected with TPD, and for choosing us to help guide you through these challenging times. 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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