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Webinar: COVID-19 – what employers need to know

March 16, 2020
By Talent Canada Staff

The spread of COVID-19 has reached unprecedented heights with the cancellation of major sports leagues and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau going into self-isolation after his wife, Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, tested positive for coronavirus.

Unnecessary travel and social gatherings are being restricted across Canada.

As the virus advances, employers are staring down decisions on social distancing, work-from-home policy and crisis communications with employee health and safety top of mind.

Join our webinar on March 19 at 3:30 p.m. when David Reiter, a partner with Aird & Berlis in Toronto, and Katie Robertson, emergency and crisis communications management expert, will discuss employer responsibilities in times of pandemics and emergencies.

The webinar is co-hosted by OHS Canada magazine and Talent Canada.

About the speakers

David Reiter is a partner with Aird & Berlis in Toronto. As a strategic litigator, David focuses on a variety of civil and quasi-criminal matters involving incidents and conduct at and outside of workplaces. He is a member of the firm’s Litigation Group and Occupational Health & Safety Group and he is a regular contributor to OHS Canada.

Katie Robertson is an emergency and crisis communications management expert with more than 15 years of experience in the communications industry. She is the founder of Grapevine Communications in Edmonton and the program lead for the Emergency Management Communications Certification program, delivered through the Crisis Communications Institute.

Register today

Visit https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/5092476470439387147 for more information and to register today. Cost to attend is $49.

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