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Travel & TFW/SAWP Information
COVID-19ExemptionsGeneral COVID Guidelines/InformationQuarantine & Isolation InformationTesting & Testing ServicesTravel & TFW/SAWP InformationVaccine Information
As per the Public Health Agency of Canada’s announcement, beginning July 5, 2021 at 12h01 AM EDT, fully vaccinated travelers will not be required to quarantine or complete a day-8 test…
Resources (handouts, posters, signage, etc.)Travel & TFW/SAWP Information
Stress Relief, Health Care and Community Supports for International Agricultural Workers (Ontario Regional Posters)
The Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers (OHCOW), with funding from the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA), has produced 8 Ontario agricultural region posters (English and Spanish), identifying community, health care, and stress and psychosocial supports available to international agricultural workers.
COVID-19General COVID Guidelines/InformationQuarantine & Isolation InformationTravel & TFW/SAWP Information
The Destination Tracker developed by UNWTO uses Timatic Travel Regulations content and collates it with other government information to provide an overview of destinations open to travel and to detail COVID-19 restrictions at destination.
COVID-19General COVID Guidelines/InformationTravel & TFW/SAWP InformationVaccine Information
We are happy to announce that the WECHU will begin administering 2nd doses of mRNA vaccines (i.e., Pfizer or Moderna) to Temporary Foreign Workers (TFWs) starting June 15, 2021 at the Nature Fresh Recreation Centre in Leamington.
Updated June 1st, 2021:
Switch Health has increased its onsite testing support capacity, where nursing teams will visit the quarantine location, conduct swabbing on Day 8 and transport the collected samples directly to Medical Laboratories of Windsor for processing.
Travel & TFW/SAWP InformationUpcoming Webinars & Education SessionsWorkplace Safety
The session will provide an overview on:
– the employment standards responsibilities of the agency and the client
– things to consider when engaging a temporary help agency
– the current THA inspection initiative
COVID-19Funding Opportunities & InformationGeneral COVID Guidelines/InformationQuarantine & Isolation InformationTesting & Testing ServicesTravel & TFW/SAWP InformationVaccine InformationWorkplace Safety
On April 29, 2021 Bill 284 was accepted through Royal Assent. The key components of this bill are effective from April 19, 2021 until September 25, 2021, where employees are entitled up to 3 days of “Paid Infectious Disease Emergency Leave” related to COVID-19 if they are: