Extend a COVID-19 Temporary Layoff with a Variance by August 25th
The maximum length of a temporary layoff related to COVID-19 was extended to 24 weeks, ending on or before August 30, 2020.
Employers and employees can apply together to the Employment Standards Branch for a variance to extend a temporary layoff. Applications submitted by August 25, 2020 will be processed before August 30, 2020.
To access the Employment Standards Branch’s new online application, click here.