The recent outbreak of COVID-19, also known as coronavirus has now been deemed a global health emergency by the World Health Organization. Read our guidance on how to manage the impact of COVID-19 on your workforce.
UPDATED: June 12, 2020
Find out how to manage coronavirus issues in the workplace and get answers to your pressing questions with your coronavirus advice sheet and Q&A.
Then, use your workplace checklist to help you take steps to protect your business.
DOWNLOAD: My coronavirus advice sheet and Q&A (pdf)
DOWNLOAD: Fact sheet: Government help for smb's (pdf) updated May 20th
DOWNLOAD: My workplace checklist (pdf)
Download and customise a coronavirus policy for your business.
Use the editable letter template to tell staff that you’ve put a policy in place.
DOWNLOAD: Coronavirus policy (word doc) updated June 10th
DOWNLOAD: Editable letter (word doc)
Use the attached policy to set expectations for employees working from home.
DOWNLOAD: Remote Working Policy (word doc) updated April 22nd
Use the temporary layoff letter if you need to temporarily shut down operations.
DOWNLOAD: Temporary layoff letter (word doc) - Ontario, British Columbia, or Federal
DOWNLOAD: Temporary layoff letter (word doc) - Alberta
DOWNLOAD: Recall from temporary layoff letter (word doc)
Click the relevant link below for an addendum to your Employee Handbook.
DOWNLOAD: Addendum to the leave of absence section (word doc) – Ontario
DOWNLOAD: Addendum to the leave of absence section (word doc) – Alberta
DOWNLOAD: Addendum to the leave of absence section (word doc) – British Columbia
Read the latest news and insight on coronavirus from our team of HR and health & safety experts.
This page will provide the latest updates as the situation develops.
COVID-19 & Recalling Employees to Work
COVID-19 & Sick Leave in British Columbia
How to Stay Competitive During COVID-19
COVID-19: Reasons Employees Can Take Sick Leave in Ontario
Coronavirus | How to protect your workplace
Slides: Coronavirus Webinar Slides - Podcast.pptx
Advice on how to minimize the spread of the Coronavirus.
Questionnaire: Employee Screening Questionnaire (pdf) updated June 12th
Certificate: Certificate of Compliance (pdf) updated June 12th
Poster: Work from Home Ergonomics (pdf) updated June 12th
Guide: Coronavirus Guide (pdf) updated May 20th
Poster: Social Distancing Poster (pdf) updated June 5th
Poster: Hand Hygiene Poster (pdf) updated June 5th
Guide: Contractor & Visitor Guidance (pdf) updated June 5th
Introducing BrightHR's Back to Work Navigator video.
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