BILL NO. 46
2nd Session, 63rd General Assembly
67 Elizabeth II, 2018
Private Member's Bill
Labour Standards Code
Cape Breton Centre
First Reading: September 20, 2018
This Bill amends the Labour Standards Code to entitle employees to paid leave for a personal injury or medical emergency of themselves and for the personal injury, medical emergency or death of a family member.
An Act to Amend Chapter 246
of the Revised Statutes, 1989,
the Labour Standards Code,
Respecting Sick Leave
1 Chapter 246 of the Revised Statutes, 1989, the Labour Standards Code, is amended by adding immediately after Section 60G the following Section:
- 60GA (1) An employee is entitled to a paid leave of absence in accordance with this Section for a personal illness, injury or medical emergency.
(2) In addition to any other leave provided for by this Act. an employee is entitled to a paid leave of absence, in accordance with this Section, for a personal illness, injury, medical emergency or the death of
(6) Subject to subsection (7), an employee who takes leave under this Section shall provide to the employer, where the employer so requests, evidence that is reasonable in the circumstances that the employee is entitled to the leave and such evidence must be provided within a time that is reasonable in the circumstances.
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