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COVID-19 In the News - Ongoing Updates

March 29, 2020 EMC Team Industry News and Events

Quick links to COVID-19 in the news.

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Ontario Enabling Financial Relief for Businesses

March 29, 2020 Province of Ontario Industry News and Events

The Ontario Government is enabling $1.9 billion in relief for employers to reduce the financial strain on business brought on by COVID-19. The measure, which will run through the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB), will see premium payments deferred for six months for all businesses in the province.

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How to navigate the transition to remote work during the COVID-19 pandemic

March 28, 2020 EMC Team Health and Safety

For some manufacturers remote working policies and infrastructure may already be in place, however for smaller companies working is probably limited to a few and realistically mainly for email and other non-operational systems.

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Working from Home in the face of a Pandemic – Applying Ergonomics Principles.

March 27, 2020 Ergo Inc. Health and Safety

In the face of a pandemic, many people are now being asked to perform work duties from home. This includes both employees who may be accustomed to working from home and have a dedicated home office, as well as employees who have never worked from home and lack a dedicated space.

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Labour Law Obligations and Challenges amongst COVID-19

March 26, 2020 Shawn Casemore Barrie, Collingwood, Midland, Owen Sound

We are facing unprecedented times for manufacturers considering the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the greatest challenges our members are facing is how to deal with their employees amidst the closures, government legislation and constant change.

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