Human Resources Legislative Update
Leaves to Help Families Act Passes Second Reading
Date: September 25, 2013
On September 25, 2013, Bill 21, Employment Standards Amendment Act (Leaves to Help Families), 2013 passed Second Reading in the Ontario Legislature and was referred to the Standing Committee on General Government.
As previously reported, if passed, Bill 21 would allow eligible employees to take the following job-protected unpaid leaves of absence:
- Family Caregiver Leave
- Critically Ill Child Care Leave
- Crime-Related Child Death and Disappearance Leave.