Tag: Leaves of Absence
Over the last few years, the federal government has made a number of changes to employment laws that are aimed at enhancing the rights of employees at federally-regulated workplaces. These include laws governing everything from workplace harassment to pay equity to accessibility. And the government is not done yet – even more changes are on the horizon!
So, if you are a federal employer (e.g., bank, airline, shipping, interprovincial trucking), there are numerous new requirements that you should be addressing now or preparing for in the future.
As Canada’s rollout of COVID-19 vaccines finally picks up steam, several provinces have taken steps to increase accessibility – including adding new COVID-19 vaccination leaves of absence. These leaves enable workers to take time off from work (with pay) to get their shot.
So, which provinces require employers to provide paid COVID-19 vaccination leave? More »