October 12,2016

Compassionate Care Leave Changes

Via Great-West Life, this is a great overview of the changes to the Employment Insurance Act and the Canada Labour Code.  These changes are a result from the extended time granted by the federal government for Compassionate Care Leave, effective January 3, 2016.

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Employers – if you have an employee who is providing care for a family member who has a life threatening illness, you will want to refer the chart included in this info piece for details on the benefit applies to your employees.