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B.C. becomes first province to introduce five days of permanent paid sick leave

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pandemic has highlighted that when workers don’t have paid sick leave, it’s bad for them, it’s bad for their coworkers and it’s bad for their employers.”In May, the province gave all workers up to three days of paid sick leave to support those affected by COVID-19 until Dec.

31.At the time, Labour Minister Harry Bains said the number of sick days under a permanent program would be determined through consultation.The BC Federation of Labour advocated for 10 days of leave, arguing that other OECD countries like Australia, New Zealand and Sweden meet that bar or surpass it.Horgan’s government settled on five days after assessing the impacts of the province’s temporary three-day program.About half of B.C.

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