Employment Law Considerations in B.C. Expansion of Existing Programs - Sick Leave, Work Sharing 5. EI Work Sharing Program
Programs have been made available to support employers and employees including: Wage Subsidy for Employers, Emergency CARE Benefit, Emergency SUPPORT benefit, Credit Access for Business and Payment Deferral.
The Employment Standards Branch has released an expansion to its existing leave provisions under the Employment Standards Act, which is aimed at protecting employees from being terminated for taking COVID-19 related leave from work. Here is what we know about this new COVID-19 leave:
These are difficult times. The changing landscape of COVID-19 will continue to riddle society with uncertainty. Business owners and employers are grappling with how to stay afloat, pay their employees and uphold their obligations to protect public health and safety.