Wednesday, 20 Oct 2021

Coronavirus: Clearview Township temporarily lays off portion of its workforce

Clearview Township will temporarily lay off 21 staff members and will not fill 20 of its seasonal positions as Ontario continues to fight the novel coronavirus pandemic.

“This is an unprecedented time for Clearview Township as we are faced with a difficult decision to give temporary leave of some staff members,” Clearview Mayor Doug Measures said in a statement.

“This decision was not taken lightly and was a direction of council after received a report from senior management.”

Where possible, Clearview officials say, staff have been redeployed to support essential services.

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“The effect on the community will be significant,” Clearview CAO Steve Sage said in a statement.

“Without the numerous summer staff, the ability to assist the community with support for community events in 2020 will be difficult.”

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