Please consult the Employee Guide to COVID-19 for general health and safety information, the City’s monitoring and response activities and commonly asked questions and answers.
Last Updated: June 3
COVID-19 Income Support Programs
Date Posted: May 15, 2020
Upon lay off or leave of absence, you may be eligible for federal and provincial income support programs. The Accessing Income Support Benefits document summarizes the federal Employment Insurance program and the newly created Canada Emergency Response Benefit. If your employment or income has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic you are encouraged to investigate both programs for eligibility.
View common questions and answers.
I’m a casual employee on lay off. Will I be recalled this summer? How will the City decide who gets called back?
The City is examining staffing needs to deliver Council-approved service levels during the pandemic. Some casual staff will be required to meet these service levels. All recalls will be made according to the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
What does Phase One of the Province’s Re-Open Plan mean for City facilities?
On May 15, 2020, the four City of Regina golf courses opened. This timeline is later than the usual schedule, but staff have continued to prepare the courses for start-up.
What happens next?
The City’s recovery efforts will be aligned with the Re-Open Saskatchewan Plan and the requirements of the Public Health Orders.
How do I remain in contact with the City while I’m laid off?
We encourage employees and supervisors to remain in contact. This is a challenging time and information is constantly evolving and changing. We encourage employees to seek out information on this website as well as with their union.
Make sure the City has your current and accurate contact, personal and banking information.
Find contact information on City of Regina Unions.
ATU Local 588
CUPE Local 7 | City Hall Administrative Staff
CUPE Local 21 | Regina Outside City Workers
Regina Civic Middle Management Association
Regina Professional Firefighters Association
IAFF Local 181
- Suite A, 3525 Pasqua Street
Employee & Family Assistance
The City of Regina Employee & Family Assistance Program or EFAP is a confidential counselling and referral service for all City of Regina employees and their families. Access the 24/7/365 Crisis Line at 1-866-757-6620.
City of Regina employees can access additional information and resources on our intranet, CityConnect, with their login credentials. Contact the TDI Service Desk at 306-777-7980 for assistance.
- Provincial: Saskatchewan Health
- Federal: The Public Health Agency of Canada
- Global: The World Health Organization
Comments or Questions?
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