Student Work Assistance and Return to Work Issues

Financial Assistance for Students One of the many impacts of the current pandemic is expected to be a drastic reduction in summer employment available for students across Canada. The Federal Government has recently announced an initiative to assist students with summer employment known as the Canada Student Service Grant. This will promote work experience by […]

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Updates to EI and Other Benefits During COVID-19

The Canadian Government continues to make revisions to the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) program. As of April 15, it is now permissible to earn up to $1,000 while collecting benefits in each four-week cycle relevant to the emergency relief application. Again, you must renew your application each four week period to confirm that you […]

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Layoffs and COVID-19

Ontario has announced that the existing state of emergency has been extended to April 23, 2020. Ontario law allows for a state of emergency to be set for a maximum period of 14 days, however, it is very likely there will be an extension beyond this date. All Ontario public schools have been ordered closed […]

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COVID-19 Employment and Benefit Updates

As the COVID-19 health crisis continues, the provincial and federal governments continue to respond to this unprecedented chaos in real-time. The situation is an extraordinary circumstance and this is the moment to be aware of all steps that should be taken to protect your employment rights and your job security. The rules and programs are changing […]

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