Ontario COVID-19 Worker Income Protection Benefit

The province has updated their website with information on their paid leave that employers (with Ontario staff) need to know about.  Read below to learn more…

Paid infectious disease emergency leave

On April 29, 2021, the Ontario Government amended the Employment Standards Act, 2000 to require employers to provide employees with up to three days of paid infectious disease emergency leave because of certain reasons related to covid 19.  This entitlement is in addition to employees’ rights to unpaid infectious disease emergency leave.