CERB and wage subsidy – where are we at?

Kecia Podetz & Erica Bennett

On March 18, 2020, the federal government announced several economic measures to support workers and businesses during the COVID-19 outbreak, including income support measures for employees and a wage subsidy program to support businesses. Since then, details and changes to both programs have been announced gradually, leading to confusion amongst employers and employees alike. 

Kecia Podetz and Erica Bennett explain both the CERB and wage subsidy measures:

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