Legal considerations during pandemic
On July 15, 2020, Workplace Safety North hosted a webinar, “COVID-19 Conversations: Returning to the Workplace - Legal Considerations for Employers,” as part of the free monthly Feed Your Brain lunch and learn webinar series to discuss the most pressing issues we are all facing.
The webinar features Brad Smith, a lawyer and partner at Weilers Law who practices labour relations and employment law. Smith is a status member of the Cree Nation and has a special interest in serving Aboriginal clients. He also served as Weilers’s Gender Diversity Officer.
General considerations for businesses re-opening
Legal considerations around health and safety precautions, absenteeism, and work refusals
Employer and employee responsibilities
The webinar is hosted by Angele Poitras, WSN Community Engagement Specialist and Certified Psychological Health and Safety Advisor.
Mental health and wellness:
Wellness Together e-mental health supports and access to virtual counselling services to everyone in Canada – Government of Canada
Past COVID-19 Conversations recordings and resources: