Family Leave

Can I take unpaid family leave?

An employee with six months of continuous service with the same employer, can take unpaid leaves of absence up to three days during a twelve-month period to meet immediate and extended family responsibilities.

Immediate family member:

  • spouse
  • child
  • parent
  • brother or sister

Extended family member:

  • grandparent
  • grandchild
  • aunt/uncle
  • brother-in-law/sister-in-law
  • mother-in-law/father-in-law
  • son-in-law/daughter-in-law

Who can I contact for more information?

Hazel Walsh (Office Coordinator)
Sherwood Business Centre
161 St. Peters Road, 2nd Floor 
PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE
C1A 7N8
Telephone: (902) 368-5550
Toll Free: 1-800-333-4362
Fax: (902) 368-5476

Published date: 
October 9, 2015
Economic Growth, Tourism and Culture

General Inquiries

Labour and Industrial Relations
161 St. Peters Road
PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8
Phone: 902-368-5550
Toll-free: 1-800-333-4362
Fax: 902-368-5476