Category Archives: Leave, Compassionate Care Benefits

Federal Court ruling on family status accommodation: what this means for you

The Federal Court last week upheld a decision by the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal that employers cannot discriminate against employees with family obligations. The ruling means that the employer has the obligation to find workable solutions on a case-by-case basis … Continue reading

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What are compassionate care benefits?

The text below has been copied from the Service Canada Employment Insurance Compassionate Care Benefits publication One of the most difficult times for anyone is when a loved one is dying or at risk of death. The demands of caring … Continue reading

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Return to work program at Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Fisheries and Oceans has recently completed work on a Return to Work Program document which serves as a condensed version of a Handbook recently published by the Treasury Board Secretariat. The objective of this document is to provide managers with … Continue reading

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Managing your Leave

Members will often come to the union for help when their leave bank is empty and they’re facing the receipt of a letter from the Employer that details the Terms and conditions of Employment.

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