20 Dec DECEMBER 20 – WEBINAR – PERSONAL EMERGENCY LEAVE AND CONTRACTUAL BENEFITS – CHARACTERIZING ABSENCES TO AVOID ADDITIONAL LEAVE COSTS IN THE WAKE OF BILL 148
Wed, Dec 20, 2017 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM EST
Starting January 1, 2018, employees in Ontario will be entitled to 2 paid days of Personal Emergency Leave (“PEL”) and 8 unpaid days of PEL. At present, the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (“ESA”) only provides employees with 10 unpaid days of PEL. PEL can be used for:
- a personal illness, injury or medical emergency;
- the death, illness, injury or medical emergency of certain members of the employee’s family, like their spouse or child; or
- an urgent matter concerning certain members of the employee’s family.