This bulletin outlines the announcement by the Ministry of Labour introducing amendments to the Employment Standards Act that, if passed, will provide all workers with up to three hours of paid leave to get each dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. This is very welcome news as we have been advocating on behalf of members so that they do not have financial barriers to getting vaccinated.

In solidarity,

Jeanne Marr and Chris Losito

K-12 Coordinators – BC Region

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