January 10 2022 5:20pm

Nova Scotia paid sick leave program now in effect

Nova Scotia’s relaunch of the paid sick leave program took effect on Monday. The program covers up to four sick leave days for employees up to a maximum of $20 per hour – but the program is only for workers who have to stay home due to COVID-19, prompting renewed calls for the province to legislate a permanent paid sick leave program. Alicia Draus reports.

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