COVID-19 and the Workplace

COVID-19 and the Workplace

   Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Frequently Asked Questions by Employers (Content prepared by our friends at McLennan Ross LLP) With the COVID-19 situation constantly changing, it will be of utmost importance that employers keep on top of these changes and how they...
March 25th – Economic Response Plan Legislative Update

March 25th – Economic Response Plan Legislative Update

In the early morning hours of March 25, 2020, Bill C-13 “An Act respecting certain measures in response to COVID-19“ was introduced, and received Royal Assent by the afternoon. Details on a number of measures previously announced (see Canada’s COVID-19 Economic...
Support for Albertans

Support for Albertans

Release from the Provincial Government of Alberta – COVID-19 Support Overview The Alberta government will provide immediate financial relief to Alberta’s families and vulnerable populations. Albertans should be focused on their health and not worry about whether...
Beware of Phishing Scams During COVID-19

Beware of Phishing Scams During COVID-19

Watch out for scammers trying to leverage COVID-19 fears A number of phishing and online scams have surfaced this week, seeking to capitalize on the public concern surrounding COVID-19. Online scammers are known to take advantage of health scares; the COVID-19...
Government of Canada COVID-19 Assistance

Government of Canada COVID-19 Assistance

For Employees Assistance for Employees    On March 18, 2020, the Government of Alberta issued Employment Standards Regulations relating to COVID-19, which are effective retroactively to March 5, 2020. The Regulation permits the following: Any employee under...
COVID-19 Action Plan and Government Relief Measures

COVID-19 Action Plan and Government Relief Measures

Ross & Sylvestre is here for our employees, our clients, and our community. We have built a COVID-19 action plan to help prevent the spread of this global pandemic and to continue to provide the service you have come to expect from our team. We are a fully...