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June 8, 2020
In A Flash
You Have a COVID-19 Case! Best Practices for Employers to Manage Reports of Suspected Cases and Outbreaks
As Canadian provinces and industries reopen, it is possible, despite the taking of all reasonable measures and precautions in the circumstances of the particular workplace, for an employer to receive a report of an apparent COVID-19 infection, or an outbreak, at the workplace.
In this article, based upon our experience to date, available legislation, and public health guidance, we provide a step-by-step analysis and process for a report of a workplace COVID-19 case.
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COVID-19 RESOURCE WEB
As part of our commitment to assisting employers through these difficult times, Mathews Dinsdale has also established a number of dedicated resources to assist with providing employers with immediate support, any time of day or night, including:
If you have specific issues relating to the impact of COVID-19 on your workplace, or would like assistance with developing and/or reviewing pandemic plans, please do not hesitate to contact your Mathews Dinsdale lawyer.
COVID-19 Complimentary Webinars:
Restarting the Construction Industry: Construction Law and OHS / Labour & Employment Law Issues – Recording
COVID-19 Employer Update No. 4: Return to Worksite Planning and Implementation – An OHS Perspective – Recording
Labour and OHS in the Ontario Construction Industry – Managing Risk During the COVID-19 Crisis – Recording
COVID-19 Employer Update No. 3 – Recording
SUB Plans, Work Sharing, Wage Subsidy, and CERB – What Employers Need to Know Now – Recording