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A Practical Primer on COVID-19 for Canadian Employers

March 11, 2020 - 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) is presenting new challenges for both employers and employees around the world. Join the Blakes Employment & Labour team for a 30-minute live webcast on what steps Canadian employers should be taking to prepare for the potential escalation of the virus.

Our lawyers will provide practical guidance on how employers can minimize risk, educate and accommodate employees, account for privacy issues, and facilitate and promote a safe and healthy workplace.


Mandatory Continuing Education


This program contains 30 minutes of Professionalism content.

This organization has been approved as an Accredited Provider of Professionalism Content by the Law Society of Ontario.


Please note that pursuant to the amendments to the Règlement sur la formation continue obligatoire des avocats (Regulation respecting mandatory continuing education for lawyers – available in French only) of the Barreau du Québec, which came into force on April 1, 2019, the status of “recognized provider” and the mandatory “recognition” of activities have been abolished.

Blakes will continue to provide you with a confirmation of participation for your records. As stipulated in the above-mentioned regulation, members must preserve supporting documents attesting their completion of training activities for a period of seven years beginning on April 30 following the end of the reference period during which such activities were completed.

British Columbia

This program has been accredited for 1 CPD Credit Hour with The Law Society of British Columbia and counts towards the two-hour requirement for professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management.

Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Live Webcast*:
12 – 12:30 p.m. (EDT)

*Log-in details for the live webcast will be sent to you prior to the date.