Keeping Ontario Safe: What You Need to Know About Employment Standards & Occupational Health and Safety Related to COVID-19

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The Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development is hosting an online information session to help you understand your employment standards and occupational health and safety rights and obligations as they relate to COVID-19.

The session will be delivered by subject-matter experts from the ministry who will answer frequently asked questions the ministry receives about COVID-19, such as:
• What flexibility is there around changing hours of work?
• Can an employee be fired if they refuse to go back to work due to a family obligation related to COVID-19?
• Who is responsible for protecting workers against COVID-19 in the workplace?
• Can a worker refuse to work if they feel unsafe due to COVID-19?

There will also be a Q&A period where you can ask and get answers to your own questions. Join us on February 11, 2021 at 10 am – 12 noon to learn more about your workplace rights and obligations.

Hosted by the Small Business Advisory Centre (Smiths Falls, Lanark County and north part of Leeds Grenville), Perth and District Chamber of Commerce and the Community Employment Services- Algonquin College.

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