Note: Collective agreements may define different methods of how workers should obtain copies of funding agreements. Employers are not prevented from changing the worker`s work schedule, but 24 hours of work and 8 hours of rest between shifts are still required. On March 17, 2020, B.C Office of Information and Data Protection provided advice to public institutions and organizations that are setting up remote workspaces in the Covid-19 context. Although this document is intended for public bodies, all employers can find useful advice to keep personal information safe. Employers can also check these tips for working from home, which take into account work-related safety issues with personal information from a distance. Finally, employers can consider these additional safety measures: in Quebec, workers who join COVID-19 during their work may, according to CNESST, be entitled to the usual benefits and services provided under the Workers` Compensation and Occupational Illness Act (AIAOD). To do this, the worker must first consult a doctor. The doctor will make the diagnosis, notify the employer and complete the worker`s application so that it can be submitted to CNESST. For the right to be accepted, workers must prove that they have been in contact with the virus through or during their work. CNESST stresses that it is important that the working relationship is demonstrated in a coherent manner.

It also means indirect contamination (for example. B when a family member is infected and the worker is infected) is not compensable: only the worker who cares for the illness in the workplace can be compensated accordingly. There can be no claim of secondary exposure. Finally, workers claiming compensation for a work-related accident, as for all other types of work-related injuries, must complete the worker`s application form and send it to CNESST with a medical certificate. “An employer needs to think very carefully: how are you going to ask your employees to record your work schedules? If you do not ask them to do so, what steps are being taken to ensure that overtime and overtime are properly paid? Because a worker who works overtime at home is always entitled to the hour and a half he would be entitled to if he worked at his workplace. To ensure that workers protect confidential and confidential information while working remotely, employers should consider the following issues: employers should consider developing a directive or agreement to ensure the safety of workers while working remotely. The directive must take into account the following: “It goes without saying that workers must comply with all types of licensing agreements held or held by the employer if the work of their home is a long-term situation… especially in the case where confidential information is processed daily by the employer, I absolutely believe that your employees` privacy and intellectual property policies need to be updated. A: “Most employees will continue to be required to devote their full-time and attention to the job for which they are being paid.