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Staff with files from The Canadian Press

While the debate over paid sick days intensifies across Canada, only two provinces currently offer this benefit on a permanent basis. On April 30, Ontario passed a three-day sick leave policy — to be administered through the Workplace Insurance and Safety Board — retroactive to April 19 and ending on Sept. 25. Employers will be […]

  • May 3, 2021 May 3, 2021
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Ontario Premier Doug Ford is continuing to feel heat from opposition politicians calling for the provincial government to reinstate paid sick days on the heels of a new lockdown aimed at flattening the coronavirus pandemic’s second wave. While the federal government currently offers paid sick leave via its Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit program, critics argue […]

  • January 15, 2021 April 14, 2021
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