Human Resources Legislative Update
Canada Labour Code COVID-19 Leave to be Extended by 8 Weeks
Date: July 17, 2020
The federal Labour Program website related to COVID-19 states that the COVID-19 Canada Labour Code leave may be extended an additional 8 weeks (currently at 16 weeks) effective July 10, to align the leave with the recent increase to the maximum number of weeks a worker can receive the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB).
This change will be done by way of regulation, which will be published in the Canada Gazette on July 22, 2020.
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