May 8, 2020
Resources for Employees- Updated January 2022 -
Learn about supports to help Ontario workers duringcovid 19 and find resources and information.
The Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit (CRSB) gives income support to employed and self-employed individuals who are unable to work because they are sick or need to self-isolate due to COVID-19, or have an underlying health condition that puts them at greater risk of getting COVID-19. If you are eligible for the CRSB, you can receive $500 ($450 after taxes withheld) for a 1-week period. If your situation continues, you will need to apply again. You may apply for up to a total of 6 weeks between September 27, 2020 and May 7, 2022.
The Employment Standards Act (ESA) provides for two infectious disease emergency leaves relating to covid 19. One leave is unpaid and one leave is paid..
What you need to do to help stop the spread of the novel coronavirus, how to self-isolate if you’ve been exposed and how to care for someone with .
You have the responsibility to inform yourself by consulting information provided by health authorities and by your employer, such as 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19): Outbreak update. You are responsible for following your management's directions regarding reporting to work and workplace health procedures in the context of the COVID-19.
LO COVID-19 Resource Hub
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