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Co-Existing with COVID-19: May 1, 2020

May 1, 2020 4:27:59 PM


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May 1, 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.


What You Need to Know This Week

The Latest News from Canada:

Trudeau and premiers agree: This is what's necessary for provinces to start reopening

The federal, provincial and territorial governments have agreed on a set of guidelines and measures that need to be in place before regions begin to loosen social distancing restrictions and reopen businesses and schools.

COVID-19: 6 key questions on the return to work

With insights from a senior employment lawyer, Canadian HR Reporter looks at the legal considerations that employers should focus on when businesses reopen and employees begin to return to the workplace.

The Latest News from the United States:

What employers should know about furloughs, layoffs, and WARN Act obligations in light of COVID-19

US law firm Jackson Lewis compares the costs and benefits of layoffs and furloughs for employers, as outlined by the WARN Act and other relevant laws. 

Digitizing Coronavirus contact tracing is essential for reopening the country

Major tech companies are developing advanced methods for digitizing contact testing. Learn how Bluetooth, smartphone, app and geolocation technologies can be used to track the spread of COVID-19.


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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