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Covid-19 Firm Policy

WORK ATTENDANCE

Anyone with symptoms of or similar to Covid-19 should not attend the office but should work from home, though obviously if the symptoms are severe enough they should take sick leave.

WEARING OF MASKS

While wearing of masks is not mandatory when in the office, it is recommended that, when we leave our personal workspaces, we wear a mask to protect others, most importantly if while out of our workspace we converse with anyone. Generally speaking, we should attempt to reasonably minimize the times we leave our personal workspaces.

SANITIZING WORK AND OTHER SURFACES

We are responsible for sanitizing our own workspaces. Sanitizing materials will be provided by the firm. Hala will look after sanitizing the handles of our exterior door regularly and as necessary as well as other surfaces in the reception area, and will regularly wipe down frequently-touched surfaces in the kitchen.

OCCUPANCY LIMITS

The kitchen shall be occupied by no more than two persons at once. For the boardroom, the limit is three.

NOTARIZING

Walk-in notaries will not be permitted; notary appointments must be made in advance by phone. Anyone calling to arrange a notary shall be advised as follows:

  • Cost: $35 per document paid by interac e-transfer
  • Attendance: notary client must be masked and social distancing will be enforced
  • ID: One piece of unexpired government-issue ID must be shown
  • Document(s) to be notarized must be completed (but not signed) before attendance