Paid and Protected Leave for Vaccinations

Paid and Protected Leave for Vaccinations

On May 11, 2021, the Province of Manitoba introduced changes to the Employment Standards Code that would allow Manitoba workers to take a three-hour paid leave to receive COVID-19 vaccinations. The proposed amendments would make it mandatory for employers to allow...
Tightened COVID-19 Prevention Orders now in Effect

Tightened COVID-19 Prevention Orders now in Effect

Strict new public health orders to close restaurants, bars, patios, gyms, fitness centres, museums and day camps as well as restrict retail capacity came into effect on Sunday, May 9 to help slow the spread of COVID-19. “Right now case numbers are far too high and the...
Hospitality Sector Relief Program Now Open

Hospitality Sector Relief Program Now Open

Manitoba’s tourism sector is a key contributor to the province’s economy and has been significantly impacted by a reduction in domestic and international travel and other restrictions that were necessary to protect Manitobans and all Canadians from the spread of...
TOP – Talent Opportunities Program

TOP – Talent Opportunities Program

The Talent Opportunities Program (TOP) is an initiative of the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC) designed to help employers located anywhere in Canada hire college and university students on work placements. Employers hiring eligible students may receive a wage...