The Canadian Electrical Contractors Association
ELECTRI International Pandemics and Construction Productivity Report
This report will show the impact on productivity as a result of COVID-19 physical distancing, changing shift requirements and sanitization requirements. The following link includes videos and a PDF report.
Electrical Contractor Associations in all provinces have taken appropriate actions to contain the virus and to protect their workers.
Due to the quickly changing nature of the situation, we are encouraging everyone to visit the Public Health Agency of Canada website on COVID-19 for updates and news on a regular basis.
Employment Insurance (EI)
The following link will take you to the Employment and Social Development Canada website.
(The following paragraph has been taken from the government website)
“Employment Insurance (EI) sickness benefits provide up to 15 weeks of income replacement and is available to eligible claimants who are unable to work because of illness, injury or quarantine, to allow them time to restore their health and return to work. Canadians quarantined can apply for Employment Insurance (EI) sickness benefits.”
Resources for Business
As everyone is aware, COVID-19 is having an impact on industry and the economy. This impact changes daily. The following resources are being made available to help answer any questions you may have. Credit goes to MCA Canada for sharing these resources with CECA.
COVID-19 and The Workplace – Frequently Asked Questions
The Canadian Federation of Independent Business has opened up a hotline for their members and non-members to call 1-888-234-2232 and ask for advice on managing COVID-19 in the workplace. Also available is a helpful FAQ page with a good number of resources for small businesses.
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