COVID-19 Resources: Employers & Laid Off Workers/Job Seekers

Workforce Development Board has consolidated information relevant to local employers and laid off workers/job seekers affected by COVID-19. More details can be found in the corresponding links below. These include resources provided by both the Federal and Provincial government.

Information & Supports for Employers

General Information for Employers:

COVID-19 public health measures and restrictions
Managing your business during COVID-19
The Conference Board of Canada
Canadian Chamber of Commerce
Canadian Business Resilience Network
Business Continuity Plan & Templates For Entrepreneurs, BDC
BDC: Business Credit Availability Program (BCAP)
Workplace Safety: COVID-19: Keeping safe during the pandemic
Workplace Safety: COVID-19 Hub
Workplace Safety: Managing a Workplace Outbreak
COVID-19 safety checklist for workplaces
COVID-19: self-isolation and return to work
COVID-19: enhanced public health and workplace safety measures
Screening for COVID-19: guidance for employers
COVID-19 vaccines and workplace health and safety
COVID-19 Worker Income Protection Benefit Program
Guidance for Employers Managing Workers with Symptoms within 48 Hours of COVID-19 Immunization
Resources to prevent COVID-19 in the workplace
Meal and break periods at work during COVID-19
COVID-19 testing for organizations
Antigen Testing Services Directory
Provincial Antigen Screening Program
Workplace Recovery Toolkit
Ontario COVID-19 Worker Income Protection Benefit
Pandemic Information Sharing Portal
Accessibility Business Hub
COVID-19 Pandemic Preparedness and Response Guide

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters COVID-19 Resources
Manufacturers: COVID-19 Medical Device Product Pathways Resource
Manufacturer Playbook Addendum
Standardization Network Response to COVID-19
Canadian Agricultural Partnership
Guide to Operating your Essential Farm Business during COVID-19
Restaurants Canada COVID-19 Reopening Best Practices
Service Playbook Addendum
Ontario Homebuilders’ Association: COVID-19
Rapid Response Platform
Covid PPE Marketplace
Trillium – Covid list of PPE
Digital Main St. Program
Educational resources: Your guide to the Employment Standards Act

For Employers in Peterborough:

City of Peterborough
Peterborough Chamber of Commerce
Peterborough PPE Retail Hub
Kawartha Chamber of Commerce
Peterborough and Kawarthas Economic Development
Peterborough and the Kawarthas Business Recovery Centre Portal
Employment Planning & Counselling
Fleming Crew Employment Centre
MPP Dave Smith
COVID-19 – Reopening Safely: Guidance for Workplaces & Retail
COVID Safety Plan – PPH
COVID-19 – Personal Protective Equipment FAQ
COVID-19 Protective Eyewear Guidance
Information for Owner/Operators/Employers: Mandatory Face Coverings
Rapid Antigen Screening Kits

For Employers in City of Kawartha Lakes:

City of Kawartha Lakes
Fenelon Falls Chamber of Commerce
VCCS Employment Services
MPP Laurie Scott
Kawartha Lakes & Area PPE Suppliers
COVID Safety Planning Toolkit – HKPR

For Employers in Northumberland:

County of Northumberland
Northumberland Central Chamber of Commerce
Port Hope Chamber of Commerce
Trent Hills Chamber of Commerce
Northumberland Manufacturers Association
Watton Employment Services
MPP David Picinni
COVID Safety Planning Toolkit – HKPR
Rapid Screening Kit Program

For Employers in Haliburton:

County of Haliburton
Haliburton Chamber of Commerce
Fleming Crew Employment Centre
MPP Laurie Scott
COVID Safety Planning Toolkit – HKPR
Rapid Antigen Screening Kit Distribution

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