EI sickness benefits extended from 15 to 26 weeks and an increase of available unpaid medical leave from 17 to 27 weeks for federally regulated private sector employees under the Canada Labour Code.Read more
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B.C. Supreme Court: Unpaid Leave for Violation of Mandatory Vaccination Policy Is Not Termination of Employment
Believed to be the first civil court decision of its kind in Canada, the BC Supreme Court has dismissed an employee’s claim for constructive dismissal which was brought after the employee was placed on an unpaid leave of absence for failing to comply with her employer’s mandatory vaccination policy.Read more