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An expansion of statutory leaves: Recent changes to the British Columbia Employment Standards Act

On May 17, 2018, the Employment Standards Amendment Act, 2018 (Bill 6) came into force increasing maternity, paternity, and compassionate care leave and establishing two new job-protected leaves: crime-related child disappearance leave and child death leave.

Amended Leaves:

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Ontario Government says, “Whoops!” Amendment to manner of calculating public holiday pay reversed

Effective January 1, 2018, Bill 148 enacted a new manner of calculating public holiday pay under section 24(1)(a) of the Ontario Employment Standards Act, 2000 (“ESA”).

After discussions with stakeholders, the Government of Ontario has passed a new regulation (Ontario … Continue Reading