OHS Canada Magazine

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Workers Compensation

News
April 15, 2020  

National economic shutdown to last weeks longer, Trudeau says

Prime minister pleads for patience as government battles pandemic

News
April 14, 2020  

Union ‘deeply troubled’ by lack of COVID-19 protection at Alberta meat plant

Cargill reduces shift following letter of complaint

News
April 13, 2020  

A provincial guide to what’s being done to fight COVID-19

Jurisdictions have introduced various measures to battle pandemic

Voice
April 7, 2020  

WSIB expands options during COVID-19 pandemic

$1.9-billion package allows deferral of premium reporting, payments until Aug. 31

News
April 6, 2020  

How are employers responding to COVID-19?

National survey of Canadian employers looks at layoffs, business decline and evolving HR policies

News
March 25, 2020  

Ontario introduces $17B COVID-19 package, more than doubles deficit

Package includes influx of cash for health sector

Feature
March 23, 2020  

Emergency management planning helps organizations brace for disaster

COVID-19 experience shows employers need to be ready

News
March 23, 2020  

COVID-19 cases in Canada surge to 1,472 as death toll hits 21

Parliament set to resume to pass emergency legislation

News
March 18, 2020  

B.C. declares public health emergency on COVID-19 as more deaths reported

Restaurants that can’t adapt to social distancing must close, move to take-out only

News
March 18, 2020  

Saskatchewan changes rules around sick leave as it reports another COVID-19 case

Paid leave is not being considered at this time, says labour minister

News
March 16, 2020  

Coping with COVID-19: what you need to know

OHS Canada partnering with Talent Canada on special live webinar

News
March 16, 2020  

CEOs call on other business leaders to focus on slowing COVID-19 spread

Urge companies to cease non-essential travel and encourage remote work

News
March 15, 2020  

Ontario government plans bill to help workers affected by COVID-19 pandemic

Legislation would remove need for medical notes

News
March 13, 2020  

Alberta provides paid job-protected leave in self-isolation tied to coronavirus

Doctors notes will not be required: Kenney

News
March 12, 2020  

Calgary sports bar closes down after employee tests positive for coronavirus

Worker travelled from Frankfurt to Calgary on March 1

News
March 11, 2020  

Trudeau promises $1 billion for COVID-19 research, resilience as WHO declares pandemic

Liberals easing restrictions on EI payments for those who self-isolate due to illness

News
March 11, 2020  

Walmart sets emergency leave policy for 1.4 million hourly workers

Staff will receive up to 2 weeks’ pay if required to quarantine

News
February 28, 2020  

Strains, sprains leading cause of workplace injury in Ontario

February 29 is International Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) Awareness Day

Voice
January 16, 2020  

Considering ergonomics could make all the difference

Fitting the work environment to the worker is critical to safety success

News
November 22, 2019  

Ontario government unveils program rewarding safe employers

UPDATE: WSIB program to provide employers with policy roadmap