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COVID-19 Return to Work

Building Resiliency and Reopening Your Business During COVID-19

Is your business prepared to safely welcome back employees and customers after the COVID-19 pandemic?

Based on the recommendations of Health Canada and the CDC, all employers will need to consider how best to manage and decrease the future spread of COVID-19 and mitigate the risk in the workplace. This may include activities in one or more of the following areas:

  • reducing transmission among employees and customers
  • maintaining healthy business operations
  • maintaining a healthy work environment

Employers should anticipate Human Resource management challenges:

  • Leave Entitlements
  • Rights for Employers and Employees
  • Harassment and Privacy issues
  • Contracts and terminations / shortages of work

Employers are faced with navigating ever -changing legislation and updating policies and procedures to reflect the current state while anticipating the future needs of the business.

If you do not have the internal resources to manage during this critical time, we have a variety of programs to help you optimize your return to operations

COVID-19 Programs and Services

Operations Preparations and Support

  • Remote or on-site review / COVID-19 return to work checklist and audit. This includes an initial Employee communications package
  • Digital materials / posters / flyers for office environment
  • Action planning for essential services
  • Risk assessments
  • Business continuity plans / emergency preparedness

Human Resource Management Services

  • Consultations with a human resources consultant
  • Employee contract review
  • Reviewing rights for Employers, job protected leaves, unprotected leave entitlements
  • Policies and procedures review, creation and implementation
  • Review of organizational labour requirements for return to work / talent management
  • Future layoffs / terminations
  • Absence management services
  • Modified return to work programs

Legal and Financial Services

  • Consultation with an HR legal consultant
  • HR contract reviews / layoffs / termination letters
  • Review of government subsidies, budgeting, workshare opportunities
  • Restructuring and future forecasting

Policies and Procedures

  • What to do if you are sick / under home isolation – employee reference sheets
  • Pandemic / business continuity plans
  • Flexible sick leave and support policies

Doctor providing video assessment

Health Services and Assessments

  • Return to work programming and case management for employees who have difficulties returning to work
  • Independent medical examinations – including psychological, functional abilities evaluations and ancillary services
  • Doctor to doctor consultations to assist with return to work programs

COVID-19 Business Resources

Prepare your business for optimal recovery and download our COVID-19 Service Sheet or contact our office today to discuss our programs and services to help ensure your employees safely return to work