An increasing number of organizations are offering their employees sick leave, whether paid or unpaid. There is currently no federal requirement that employers offer employees paid sick leave if they or family members fall ill and are unable to work. Many states and municipalities now mandate paid sick leave. The International Foundation will keep you up to date on the changing paid sick leave landscape.
Minn. - Minnesota Passes State-Wide Earned Sick and Safe Leave Law [Littler]
An increasing number of organizations are offering their employees sick leave, whether paid or unpaid. The federal government recently announced legislation amending medical leave under Part III of the Canada Labour Code to provide paid sick leave to employees in the federally regulated private sector . Three provinces currently mandate paid sick leave. In light of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, more may follow. The International Foundation will keep you up to date on the changing paid sick leave landscape.
N.B. - New Brunswick legislature to consider mandating 10 paid sick days [Global News]
N.S. - Calls for paid sick leave growing in Nova Scotia following end of coronavirus isolation requirement [Benefits Canada]
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