I started my legal career in September 2008, which coincided with an unprecedented economic collapse. I received a crash course in recession-related legal advice. I advised clients about everything from quick fixes to Hail Mary attempts to support their workers and save their businesses. But it wasn’t until the last few weeks that I had to dust off my old playbook and again discuss these urgent, drastic measures with my employer clients. Some of these measures include:
The three popular articles this week on HRinfodesk deal with completing a record of employment, the federal COVID-19 10 percent wage subsidy and the Canada Emergency Response Benefit.
Right now employment lawyers are talking, debating and especially ZOOMING about various employment issues that have arisen since this pandemic started.