COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions to Assist Employers

Updated: April 21, 2020

As the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread around the globe, employers need to know their legal rights and obligations as it relates to the Canadian workplace.

The following are some of the most pressing Frequently Asked Questions.
We have organized this Briefing Note in Sections. Most Sections apply to all or the vast majority of businesses. In addition, we have included Sections that provide further information for select industries such as Construction and Healthcare.

Please Note: Information changes daily (sometimes within a day), including the details of the various government initiatives, announcements and regulations. As such, it is important to carefully review each updated Briefing Note to ensure you are aware of current information. Some content in older Briefing Notes may no longer be accurate.

If you have questions or need assistance, please contact your Sherrard Kuzz LLP lawyer or, if you are not yet a Sherrard Kuzz LLP client, our firm at with the re: line: COVID-19. We’ll respond promptly.