The COVID-19 crisis has put a glaring spotlight on the matter of sick leave. Will you manage financially if you have to take extended time off from work to recover? National short-term disability benefits would dovetail perfectly with the long-held Canadian tradition of universal healthcare. And implementing it would require nothing more than simple modifications to existing programs.
COVID-19 presents unprecedented challenges to workplaces. This blog helps employees understand employment law, their rights and Ontario employee sick leave entitlements.