COVID-19 Resources

Layoff Guide for Employers

In a time of unprecedented uncertainty, many organizations are faced with difficult decisions for their workforce, including layoffs.

The COVID-19 crisis has brought unprecedented times, with no ‘silver bullet’ solution in sight. Economic uncertainty is causing employers to make tough decisions and business changes. Employee layoffs are one of the hardest decisions for employers.

Specifically, this FREE tool provides resources for:

  1. Considering Your Options (i.e. alternate revenue streams, work sharing, temporary layoffs, etc.)
  2. Employment Insurance
  3. Employee Communications
  4. Permanent Layoff Letter Template
  5. Temporary Layoff Letter Template
  6. Reduced Hours Letter Template
  7. Reduced Salary Letter Template

Disclaimer: If your organization is in this position, please consider this tool for support and guidance through the process. However, we are not employment lawyers, and strongly recommend consulting legal counsel before making any decisions.

Download our COVID-19 Layoff Guide for Employers today!

  • To support employers through the COVID-19 crisis, we are offering free, no strings attached consultations. If you indicate "yes" below, we will send an email to book a time with an HR Specialist. This is only available to employers in Canada.

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