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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 […]

Webinar – Navigating New Territory: Leadership Through COVID-19

Webinar – Navigating New Territory: Leadership Through COVID-19

Date: March 26, 2020
With no established playbook on how to respond to the changing impacts of a pandemic as far reaching as COVID-19, many employers are grappling to deal with this situation. Join us for our next webinar to get some guidance on how you can effectively lead through this uncertainty and make smart decisions for both your employees and business overall

FAQ: COVID-19 in the Workplace

FAQ: COVID-19 in the Workplace

1. What does an employer do if an offer has been made and the start date for the new hire is during an office shut down or remote work arrangements are in place? Contact the employee and explain the situation. Due to these circumstances you will be deferring the start date or revoking the offer. […]

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.

Coronavirus – What You Need To Know

Coronavirus – What You Need To Know

While Public Health Ontario has confirmed that the risk of contracting Coronavirus remains low within the province, it is important that employers are prepared. Currently in Canada, the coronavirus has only been acquired as a result of travel to affected areas in China. Travelers returning from China are screened at Canadian airports and individuals that are not […]

Caution: Toxic Work Environment

Caution: Toxic Work Environment

Nothing is more toxic and contagious than workplace drama. Whether it stems from a tyrannical manager, vindictive co-workers, or overall organizational disarray; workplace drama can be extremely damaging to employee morale and productivity. If ignored, a toxic workplace plagued by drama and disorganization can manifest into a serious problem for both the employee and the employer. Therefore, it is crucial to recognize the warning signs of toxicity before your company culture is permanently infected.

Human Resources Fundamentals for Non-HR Professionals – What You Need to Know

Human Resources Fundamentals for Non-HR Professionals – What You Need to Know

Dates: February 13, 2020 and April 8, 2020
This program will provide participants with an overview of the fundamental human resources skills required to establish a productive and positive work environment. Key takeaways from this session include how to deal with difficult employee situations, how to effectively manage people using a proactive approach, and how to promote a positive employee relations environment.