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    Caregiver Leave Ontario

    Under the Ontario Employment Standards Act, 2000, employees are eligible to take a job protected leave to care for or support for certain family members, including a child, spouse, sibling, parent, or dependent family member, if they are ill or injured, or in urgent circumstances. There are various types of job protected leaves, including:

    • Family Caregiver Leave (up 8 weeks);
    • Family Medical Leave (up to 28 weeks);
    • Critical Illness Leave (up to 37 weeks for a child or up to 17 weeks for adult family members)
    • Family Responsibility Leave (up to 3 days)

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    Additionally, under the Ontario Human Rights Code, employees may be eligible for additional time off to care for a child, spouse, or parent.

    Employers are prohibited from terminating an employee or otherwise penalizing the employee because s/he requires a job protected leave of absence. If you believe that you were penalized, dismissed or that your job is in jeopardy because you took a leave to care for a family member, speak with an employer lawyer. Contact JPAK Employment Lawyers today. We will review your case, your rights and the various options available to you, including financial compensation.

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