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.

ELECTRI International Report Website

COVID-19 Information

COVID Info June2020

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.”

https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/corporate/notices/coronavirus.html

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.

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Webinar on Coronavirus and Supply Chain Implications in Construction

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COVID-19 and The Workplace  – Frequently Asked Questions

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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.

https://www.cfib-fcei.ca/en/tools-resources/covid-19-coronavirus-business

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Legal Notes: Could COVID-19 trigger ‘force majeure’ in contracts*

*This article is being shared for consideration. We are sharing this article information for consideration. CECA recommends that any legal questions concerning COVID-19 be directed to legal counsel for clarification

The Canadian Electrical Contractors Association

The Canadian Electrical Contractors Association is the national voice for Canada’s Electrical Contracting Industry. We represent, and champion, the interests of electrical contractors in Canada.

Founded in 1955, CECA represents the interests of more than 8,000 electrical contractors across Canada who generate over $5 billion in revenues annually and who directly employ 70,000 persons.

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