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CP Rail employees returning from Mexico
Source: Andrew Shields Vice President Human Resources & Industrial Relations
Published: May 6th 2009
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RETURN TO WORK PROTOCOL

The World Health Organization raised the level of influenza pandemic alert to phase 4 (of 6) which indicates confirmation of sustained human-to-human transmission related to the swine flu. This higher phase of pandemic alert indicates that the likelihood of a pandemic has increased, but not that a pandemic is inevitable.

Based on this and all other information currently available, we ask that all employees returning from travel to Mexico, over the next two weeks, work from home until they have determined that they are free of any flu-like symptoms for 72 hours. Unionized employees should also remain at home until they are symptom-free for 72 hours; this time will be paid.

As previously communicated, symptoms are largely similar to seasonal influenza (fever, headache, dry cough, sore throat, aches, chills and weakness). Reports of swine flu symptoms have also included vomiting and diarrhea.

Employees who choose to depart for Mexico after today will also be asked to remain away from work after their return, until they have remained symptom-free for 72 hours, but time lost from work will not be compensated.

In these circumstances, it is also suggested that business-related air travel and large meetings be cancelled or deferred if at all possible, until this situation clarifies.

Andrew Shields
Vice President
Human Resources & Industrial Relations
 
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