HRdownloads Blog

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).

Read More

Topics: Bill 148, sick days, PEL

Recent Posts

Posts by Topic

see all