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Leave It to Us: A How-To Guide for Protected Leaves

Posted by HRdownloads on Aug 23, 2018 2:30:00 PM

Understanding protected leaves is an important part of the human resources function, but it can be complex. With more leaves coming into effect, such as domestic or sexual violence leave in many jurisdictions, employees have more options to take care of their personal affairs while having their job status protected. However, additions or changes to leaves can add to an employer’s confusion.

Employers have an obligation to understand and properly implement protected leaves. However, managing employees on protected leaves can be an overwhelming task. Employees can easily slip between the cracks, and there is a lot of paperwork and documentation to coordinate to properly prepare an employee for their leave, maintain communication during their leave, and transition the employee back into the workplace afterwards.

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Topics: HR Management, PEL

Bill 148: How Sick Days and PEL Interact

Posted by HRdownloads on Mar 1, 2018 2:30:00 PM

Sick time is a pain in employers’ necks, a thorn in managers’ sides, and a fly in the attendance management ointment at many workplaces. Managing employee sick time is arduous and time-consuming for many businesses, with many employers putting a significant amount of effort into tracking, monitoring, and reviewing employee sick time. Despite all of this effort, sick time can be confusing for some employers, especially when defining certain terms and entitlements and how they interact with legislated standards. One example of this frequently pops up when employers offer non-legislated sick time in addition to the legislated entitlement to personal emergency leave (PEL) guaranteed under Ontario’s Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA).

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Topics: Bill 148, sick days, PEL

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