Leaves of Absence

Leaves of absence are a fundamental aspect of employment and life management that offer essential benefits to both employees and employers. These sanctioned breaks from work, which can be for various reasons, hold significant importance for several key reasons: employee well-being, work-life balance, rentention, loyalty, legal compliance, diversity & inclusion, productivity and engagement. Leaves of absence are not just an employee benefit; they are a cornerstone of a healthy, compassionate, and legally compliant work environment. Recognizing their importance and implementing effective leave policies is essential for fostering employee well-being, work-life balance, and overall success in both professional and personal lives.

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Federal Leave & Compensation

COMPENSATION General Minimum Wage: $16.65 per hour or minimum wage of province of employment [...]

Yukon Leave & Compensation

Sick Days: Up to 12 days. Vacation: Must work 1 full year before entitled to vacation time [...]

Saskatchewan Leave & Compensation

Sick Days: No minimum. Vacation: Must work 1 full year before entitled to vacation time. Entitled [...]

Quèbec Leave & Compensation

Sick Days: Employees who have completed 3 months of uninterrupted service may take up to 26 weeks [...]

Prince Edward Island Leave & Compensation

Sick Days: 1 day paid sick leave after 5 continuous years of employment or 3 days unpaid after 6 [...]

Ontario Leave & Compensation

Sick Days: 3 days a year for sick  leave Other: 2 days bereavement leave and 3 days family [...]

Nunavut Leave & Compensation

Sick Days: No minimum. Vacation: Must work 1 full year before entitled to vacation time. Entitled [...]

Northwest Territories Leave & Compensation

Sick Days: 5 days. Vacation: Must work 1 full year before entitled to vacation time. Entitled to 2 [...]

Nova Scotia Leave & Compensation

Sick Days: 3 days. Vacation: Must work 1 full year before entitled to vacation time. Entitled to 2 [...]

New Brunswick Leave & Compensation

Sick Days: 5 days (if worked 90 days). Vacation: Employees with less than 8 years of employment is [...]

Manitoba Leave & Compensation

Sick Days: No minimum. Vacation: Must work 1 full year before entitled to vacation time. Entitled [...]

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