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April 2, 2021

Job-Protected Leave For Workers to Get COVID-19 Vaccine

The B.C. Provincial Government announced improvements under the Employment Standards Act that includes the introduction of job-protected leave to allow Part-time and Full-time workers the ability to take the time needed to travel and receive the vaccine or to take a dependent family member to receive the vaccine without fear of losing their job.

"Workers shouldn't have to choose between their job and caring for their family. This is an important change," said Local 247 Secretary-Treasurer Dan Goodman

You can read the whole story here: Job-Protected Leave


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