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Return to Work in a COVID-19 World
As governments begin to ease the restrictions placed on businesses as result of the pandemic, employers are beginning to address the challenges of safely returning their employees to work in a world where COVID-19 remains an issue. The three articles below address some of these challenges from different vantage points.
Ensuring a Successful Return to Work in a COVID-19 World
By: Hicks Morley
This comprehensive return to work checklist sets out issues employers should consider in their return to work plans, including those related to health and safety, employment standards, workplace safety and insurance, privacy and data security and more.
Employees Who Continue to Work from Home – Practical Considerations for Employers
A return to work plan does not mean that all employees will return to work at the same time – some will continue to work from home for various reasons. Employers should be aware of their legal obligations and the risks associated with work from home arrangements.
Ontario Updates Its COVID-19 Self-Assessment Tool
Ontario’s COVID-19 Self-Assessment Tool has been updated and remains a useful tool to guide employers on developing rules on who can enter their workplaces; however, it is important that employers also consider other available guidance, including input from their occupational health advisors.