Ontario’s official opposition is calling on the government to allow workers to take three consecutive paid hours off work in order to get a COVID-19 vaccine.
“I would ask the premier and the government to make it easy for folksToronto city council wants provincial task force on car thefts, to take the burden offCommences once 60 per cent of adults in Ontario have at least one dose and if hospitalization, to make sure people don’t have to worry about losing pay when they book their appointment to get vaccinated,” NDP leader Andrea Horwath said at Question Period on Monday.
The proposal is similar to a clause within the Ontario Election Act, which allows employees to take up to three hours of time off from work to head to the pollsKempa said in an interview Tuesday on CTV News Channel.. Under the actsmall social gatherings immediately allowed in B.C. as circuit breaker stops and vaccinations continue, employers are prohibited from docking an employees pay during this time.
Most part-time and temporary employees don’t have access to guaranteed sick pay in Ontario.