Ontario Government Introduces Paid Infectious Disease Emergency Leave
April 30, 2021
On April 29, 2021, the Government of Ontario passed Bill 284, the COVID-19 Putting Workers First Act, 2021. The legislation amends the Ontario Employment Standards Act, 2000 (“ESA”) to provide time off (paid and unpaid) for COVID-19 related matters including vaccination. Bill 284 has important implications for Ontario employers.
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