Taking time off
Recent changes to COVID-19 leaves provide paid time off for employees to get vaccinated and if they are unable to work because of COVID-19.
Employees can take time off work for life situations
After one year of work, employees get to take vacation days – time off with pay.
Job-protected leaves of absence
Employees unable to work for specified reasons relating to COVID-19 can take job-protected leave.
An employee's job is protected while they are on leave. Employees can also take a leave of absence for things like family responsibilities or jury duty.
Employees must give notice to their employer if they are unable to work because of illness.
Employees can take up to three days of unpaid, job-protected personal illness or injury leave. To qualify, an employee must have been employed for 90 calendar days.
A statutory holiday does not necessarily mean employees get a day off. Instead, employees may qualify for statutory holiday pay.
Find out what you can do
If you're having issues at work, find out what you can do: