Human Resources Legislative Update
Sick Leave Credits and Sick Leave Credit Gratuities Regulation Filed under Education Act
Date: January 3, 2013
On January 2, 2013, the Ontario government filed O. Reg. 1/13, “Sick Leave Credits and Sick Leave Credit Gratuities” made under the Education Act.
The Regulation establishes:
- a board employee’s eligibility for sick leave credits;
- the day during a board’s fiscal year on which an employee eligible for sick leave credits will be provided with those credits;
- how a sick leave credit may be used by an employee; and
- that an employee is not eligible to receive sick leave credit gratuities after August 31, 2012, subject to the exceptions specified.
The Regulation is deemed to have come into force on September 1, 2012 and will be revoked on August 31, 2014