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Can I get unpaid leave to serve on a jury or court?, Employees can take unpaid leave if they must serve on a jury or the court says that they must appear as a witness. An unpaid leave of absence must be granted to an employee as a result of being summoned or selected to serve on a jury or...
You are eligible to apply for leave of absence from work to care for your newborn or newly adopted child as long as you have worked with the current employer for any 20 weeks in the previous 52 weeks of your leave. , How much notice do I need to provide to my employer?, You must give your employer...
Who is eligible for reservist leave?, An employee who is also a member of the Canadian Forces Reserves in entitled to an unpaid period of absence if that employee: has been employed by the same civilian employer for at least six consecutive months; and is required to be absent from work for the...
Can I get bereavement leave?, In the event of the death of an immediate family member, an employee is entitled to one day paid bereavement leave and up to two days unpaid bereavement leave Immediate family includes: spouse child parent brother or sister of the employee In the event of the death of...
How much compassionate care leave can I take?, An employee can take up to 28 weeks of unpaid leave to provide care and support to a member of the employee's family who has been diagnosed with a serious medical condition carrying with it a significant risk of death within 28 weeks. Family...
The following are exemptions to the standard work week provisions of the, Employment Standards Act, approved by the Employment Standards Board, pursuant to section 15 of the Act. 1. (A) Highway Construction / Maintenance The standard work week for employees engaged in the construction,...
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...
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How can I get more education and information on employment standards?, You can access more information by contacting the employment standards staff. They can provide information to assist everyone in the workplace to better understand employer/employee rights and obligations under the Employment...