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 Working from home requires individuals and their managers to work in a different way, communicate closely, and connect regularly. The following guidelines provide support to employees working from home.

Managing in a Virtual Workplace

Our work environment has changed quickly due to COVID-19 and as a manager you have an important role to provide leadership, support and direction to your employees. It is important to keep connected to your employees as much as possible. The following resources will help managers manage and lead employees with a focus on managing in the virtual workplace. 

General Guidelines for Working from Home

  • Managers who have employees working from home should maintain regular contact with employees to ensure the work from home arrangement is effective.
  • Employees working from home must adhere to the terms and conditions of employment, relevant collective bargaining agreements, legislation, regulations and policies.
  • Employee working from home should be available to their managers, teams and clients during regular working hours.
  • No in-person contact with clients/stakeholders should occur in an employee’s home.
  • Work from home must be in a designated space, appropriate to the nature of the work, and meet occupational health and safety requirements.

Contact information

Employees can contact their managers with HR questions.

Managers can contact their Human Resource Business Partner with HR questions.

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