SHRM.org quotes Toronto lawyer Justin P’ng in an article about how Ontario and Quebec ease lockdown restrictions.
Anyone going into a workplace in Ontario also needs to be screened daily before they enter, including workers and visitors. Ontario updated its mandatory COVID-19 screening tool in January 2021 to include a more detailed list of questions, explained Justin P'ng, a lawyer at Fasken in Toronto.
"Over the past year, HR professionals have essentially been expected to become pandemic experts," P'ng concluded. "From employee screening to contact tracing, the role of HR has evolved into a special kind of essential front-line position in the workplace."