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Work sharing program – Temporary special measures in response to the slowdown in activities due to COVID-19

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Government of Canada

Temporary special work sharing (WS) measures for workers and employers are in effect March 15, 2020 to March 14, 2021.


You are experiencing a slowdown in commercial activities because of the global COVID-19 epidemic and have WS agreements:

  • Signed between March 15, 2020 and March 14, 2021;
  • That started or ended between March 15, 2020 and March 14, 2021;
  • That ended between June 23, 2019 and March 14, 2020 and that are in a mandatory waiting period.

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