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Robert A. SiderPartner

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Managing Employees’ Return to the Workplace
Lawson Lundell LLP, June 2020

In our earlier two blog posts, Returning the Workplace to Safe Operation: Part 1, Part 2, we addressed the occupational health and safety issues surrounding returning the workplace to safe operation. This blog post addresses the employment issues related to managing the return of employees to the workplace from temporary layoff or working from home. Beyond advising employees of the recall, employers should also be prepared to address the responses received from employees when they are told to return to work...

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Additional Measures for Entrepreneurs and Businesses Disproportionately Affected by COVID-19
Lawson Lundell LLP, June 2020

Since the start of the spread of COVID-19 in Canada, the federal and provincial governments have announced various programs and subsidies to help Canadian businesses survive in light of the challenges posed by necessary social distancing measures, as discussed in our previous blog post here. Despite recent announcements to respond to gaps in government programs for growth stage innovation companies, as discussed in our blog post here, many small businesses and entrepreneurs have continued to fall through the cracks without any government assistance...

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Do You Have a Cough? What Can I Ask Customers and How Do I Protect Their Privacy?
Lawson Lundell LLP, May 2020

As businesses begin to reopen, many organizations will examine ways to protect their workers and attract returning customers. Various mechanisms to screen customers for COVID-19 risks will become more common. Examples include providing customers with questionnaires regarding their travel history, exposure to others, and symptoms, or temperature scanning before entry. Organizations will be permitted to screen individuals in a reasonable manner, depending on the circumstances. Privacy laws continue to apply to the collection of screening information. Further, personal health information is generally considered to be sensitive...

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Returning the Workplace to Safe Operation
Lawson Lundell LLP, May 2020

This is the first in a two part series on 'Returning the Workplace to Safe Operation. Part two will be posted on Tuesday, May 19.  Part 1: New occupational health and safety requirements to ensure your workplace is safe from the spread or introduction of COVID-19 Canadian provinces and territories are now beginning the gradual process of reopening the economy in the wake of COVID-19. In B.C., on May 6, 2020, the Provincial Government announced its four phase Restart Plan. Phase 1 is already in effect where essential services have been permitted to continue to operate in consultation with WorkSafeBC and in compliance with public health orders from the Provincial Health Officer...

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British Columbia Employers Announces Temporary Ability to Extend COVID-19 Related Layoffs
Lawson Lundell LLP, May 2020

On May 4, 2020, the B.C. government passed an Order in Council to add a new provision to the BC Employment Standards Regulation (the “Regulation”) during the current provincial state of emergency. Temporary layoffs related to COVID-19 can now last up to 16 weeks in a 20 consecutive week period without triggering termination of employment. This is the second change to B.C. employment standards legislation since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic...

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