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County and area partners offer Ask an Expert Virtual Series to support businesses during COVID-19


Midhurst/June 24, 2020 On June 29, the County and area partners invite representatives from local businesses and organizations to join another virtual “Ask an Expert" session with employment and labour law experts as they help businesses navigate potential employment and workplace challenges related to reopening, operating safely and supporting employees during the pandemic.

Tim Timpano, Partner, Downey Tornosky Lassaline & Timpano, joined by Sophie Mathewson, Strategic Advisor & Coach at Prism Group International, will share helpful information, advice and guidelines, including:

  • Best practices for re-engaging employees
  • Managing employee expectations and ensuring a positive employment experience
  • Employer and employee obligations for safe workplaces
  • Constructive dismissals in Ontario

There will also be an opportunity for businesses to pose questions to experts during a live Q&A sessio­n.

EVENT:  Ask an Expert Legal and Human Resources Advice
              on Reopening & Re-engaging Employees​

Where:    Zoom (details for joining the Zoom meeting will be sent in advance)

When:      June 29, 2020 ~ 3 to 4 p.m.

Register:  Visit https://ask-an-expert-legal-and-hr-advice.eventbrite.ca
                 Registrants can submit question ahead by emailing edo@simcoe.ca

This session is part of the “Ask an Expert" series presented in partnership with the County of Simcoe, the Small Business Centre of Barrie, Simcoe County and Orillia, South Georgian Bay Small Business Enterprise Centre, Orillia Area Community Development Corporation, Nottawasaga Futures, North Sim​coe Community Futures Development Corporation and the Centre for Business and Economic Development.

County of Simcoe is composed of sixteen member municipalities and provides crucial public services to County residents in addition to providing paramedic and social services to the separated cities of Barrie and Orillia. Visit our website at simcoe.ca. 

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Collin Matanowitsch
Public Relations Manager
County of Simcoe, Service Simcoe Branch
705-734-8386 (mobile)

Jennifer Straw
Public Relations Consultant
County of Simcoe, Service Simcoe Branch
705-790-5979 (mobile)