Personal Emergency Leave – Your Questions Answered

We have been getting questions from employers on the Personal Emergency Leave days in Ontario.  We try and help point to reference material that can help, and some of those questions are answered in this posting from a Toronto employment lawyer.

Due to…popular demand for more information about Personal Emergency Leave (“PEL”), we have answered the most pressing questions from participants in this update.

Notably, because the changes to PEL are so new, there is very little case law regarding their application. As always, the summary below is not legal advice. Employers should seek legal advice if they are unsure about how the legislation applies to their circumstances.