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Reopening Ontario

What You Need to Know About Employment Standards & Occupational Health and Safety Related to COVID-19

Training and Skills Development to help you understand your employment standards and occupational health and safety rights and obligations as they relate to COVID-19 hosted by the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development.

Program Info

Who is this Program For?

  • Business Owners
  • Employers
  • Individuals interested in Employment standards and occupational health and safety rights as related to COVID-19

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Cost

Free

Program Start Date

October 28, 2020

Registration Deadline

October 26, 2020

Session Info

1 session(s).

One-time event October 28th from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Outcomes

As the province re-opens from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development is hosting an online information session to help you understand your employment standards and occupational health and safety rights and obligations as they relate to COVID-19.
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Syllabus

The session will be delivered by subject-matter experts from the ministry who will answer frequently asked questions the ministry receives about COVID-19, such as:
  • What flexibility is there around changing hours of work?​
  • Who is responsible for protecting workers against COVID-19 in the workplace​?
  • Can a worker refuse to work if they feel unsafe due to COVID-19?​
  • Can an employee be fired if they refuse to go back to work due to a family obligation related to COVID-19?​
There will also be a Q&A period where you can ask and get answers to your own questions.

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