Paid Infectious Disease Emergency Leave Frequently Asked Questions

By May 11, 2021news

On April 29, 2021, the Government of Ontario passed Bill 284, the COVID-19 Putting Workers First Act, 2021. This legislation amends the Ontario Employment Standards Act, 2000 (“ESA”) to provide time off (paid and unpaid) for COVID-19-related matters, including vaccination.

On April 30, 2021, we published a briefing note to address key components of Bill 284. We now share common questions received from clients (not addressed in the initial briefing note).

Read the FAQ’s here