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Keep Calm & Lead On Webinar Series: Engaging, Motivating and Recognizing Remotely

Keep Calm & Lead On Webinar Series: Engaging, Motivating and Recognizing Remotely

Date: May 21, 2020
Through this webinar, participants will be equipped with tools and practical tips to help you engage, motivate, and recognize your team during this difficult time. You will gain an understanding of the importance of knowing your people in terms of their likes, dislikes, motivators, and de-motivators.  These sessions will enable you as a leader to help your people become more focused, happier, and productive at work.

Keep Calm & Lead On Webinar Series: Managing Performance During Uncertain Times

Keep Calm & Lead On Webinar Series: Managing Performance During Uncertain Times

Date: May 7, 2020
With more employees working remotely than ever, organizations are in brand-new, uncharted territory. Many people leaders may be finding it challenging to manage the performance and productivity of their team while working from afar. Managers are also contending with managing the performance of remote employees in less than ideal circumstances. Join us for the second session in our “Keep Calm and Lead On” webinar series to explore the skills and tools you need to set yourself and your team up for success and lay the groundwork for effective performance management.

Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS)

What is the CEWS? The CEWS is a massive $73 billion wage subsidy program that will be administered by the Canada Revenue Agency (“CRA”), in an effort to allow eligible employers to keep their employees on the payroll (i.e. to prevent interruptions to their employment status) Who is eligible for the CEWS? Eligible employers may […]

Is “Work from Home” a Credible Alternative?

Is “Work from Home” a Credible Alternative?

The traditional five-day, 40-hour workweek has long been regarded as the “standard” for operational efficiency and consistency. However, the advancement of technology in the workplace has provided the opportunity for scheduling flexibility and “work from home” options. Consequently, employers must now weigh the merits of a flexible workplace environment. As a Human Resources and Employment Law firm, we work with various employers with mindsets ranging from traditional to progressive as we explore new trends and find creative solutions that fit their workplace. Here is what we are hearing and seeing.

COVID-19 Canada Emergency Response Benefit

MaxPeople has summarized the COVID-19 Canada Emergency Response Benefit to help you answer the following questions: What is it? Bill C-13, COVID-19 Emergency Response Act, introduces the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (the “CERB”). The CERB gives working people who cease working and stop receiving income because of COVID-19 disruptions for at least fourteen (14) days […]

COVID-19 Non-Essential Services

COVID-19 Non-Essential Services – What you need to know It is important to note that many businesses are still able to remain open and the scope of industries is fairly wide which allows for a majority of companies to continue operating. A high-level summary of industries deemed as ‘essential workplaces’ are as follows: Construction: The […]

FAQ: COVID-19 in the Workplace

FAQ: COVID-19 in the Workplace

UPDATED MAY 2020 TABLE OF CONTENTS Managing COVID-19 in the Workplace and Remote Work Options Self-Isolation or Quarantine Hiring Temporary Layoffs Terminations Financial Assistance for Employers Financial Assistance for Employees – Employment Insurance, Canada Emergency Response Benefit and Record of Employment Managing COVID-19 in the Workplace and Remote Work Options How do I know if […]

LIVE Q&A: COVID-19 in the Workplace

LIVE Q&A: COVID-19 in the Workplace

Date: Every Wednesday
In order to readily address common questions and concerns regarding COVID-19, we will be hosting regular LIVE Q&A session every Wednesday at Noon. We understand now is a time of uncertainty for many organizations. MaxPeople and Rodney Employment Law are here to support you through this challenging and unprecedented period.