COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions to Assist Unionized Construction Employers
Updated: March 30, 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 unionized construction businesses in Ontario.
On Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 9:00 am, Sherrard Kuzz LLP lawyer Keith Burkhardt will co-host a free, two-hour webinar to address various issues related to COVID-19 and construction businesses. Webinar details can be found at the end of this briefing note.
Note – The answers provided apply to workers employed under a construction industry collective agreement in the Province of Ontario. Different considerations may apply to non-union workers and those in other provinces. For example, answers regarding layoff and termination will be very different in respect of non-union workers.
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