Employer Resources

For those organizations in our sector with employees, below are some key pieces of information as well as resources to support your staff.

Government Support Measures

Click here to view all of the Provincial & Federal Government Support Measures introduced to support Nonprofit & Voluntary Organizations through the COVID-19 crisis. We have outlined what is available and how to access these supports.

COVID-19 Recovery Planning

Click here to learn more about how to prepare your organization for re-opening and recovering as the Province begins lifting some restrictions.

COVID-19: Non-Medical Face Masks Mandatory Effective July 31st

As you know non-medical masks are now mandatory on public transportation and  in indoor public places effective today, July 31. You will want to continue to check the government’s website where they are adding more information and resources. Click here to find resources to support this change.

Continuity Planning - Never Waste a Crisis

Now is the time to build your organization’s continuity plan in the event that COVID-19 lasts for months or more and because it is a best practice to have an organizational contingency plan in place.

NS Nonprofit Virtual AGMs

What are your options? Executive Directors and CEOs of Nonprofits and their Boards are beginning to explore options for their annual general meetings given the Direction of the Minister Under a Declared State of Emergency.

Nonprofit Tracking of the Financial Impact of COVID-19

In the times of COVID-19 in addition to assessing the impact of our programs and services it also makes sense to assess the impact that COVID-19 has also had on our financial and service outcomes.

Information about Unemployment Benefits & Issuing ROEs during COVID-19

COVID-19 Pandemic Tip Sheets - Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS)

FAQ: Temporary Wage Subsidy for Employers - CRA

Layoffs, salary, EI and more: Your coronavirus and employment questions answered - Globe & Mail

COVID-19 Fact Sheet for Employers & Community Groups - Nova Scotia Government

COVID-19 - Worker's Compensation Board of Nova Scotia (WCB)

Do's and Don'ts for employers during COVID-19 pandemic - UNIFOR

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) offers a free Liaison Officer service to owners of small businesses and self-employed individuals to help them understand their tax obligations with no tax consequences. A visit from a Liaison Officer is 100% confidential: the information you choose to discuss with a Liaison Officer stays with them and will not be shared. - Learn More

8 Tips for Running Your First Online AGM from CAGP - ONN.ca

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