Guide Summary: Domestic or Sexual Violence Leave

In this guide, you will find useful information on Domestic or Sexual Violence Leave and how to manage this type of absence. Does your business have a policy addressing this type of leave, and are you prepared to deal with requests as they arise?

Managing leaves according to an established protocol helps support your business growth and enforces a strong organizational culture. As an employer, it is important that you keep up with Ontario’s changing labour laws. Bill 148 introduced Domestic or Sexual Violence Leave, directly affecting how employers must manage employees absence.

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