Minister of Labour and Immigration Jason Copping.

A new bill giving workers up to three hours paid leave to get vaccinated against COVID-19 could become the law in Alberta as early as Wednesday night.

Proposed amendments to the employment standards code would provide a COVID-19 vaccine leave and make it illegal for an employer to fire or discipline an employee who takes time off to be vaccinated.

Labour and Immigration Minister Jason Copping said at a press

conference

Wednesday that the bill is written so that the new rules take effect as soon as the bill passes first reading, which could happen as early as Wednesday evening.

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Source:: Edmonton Journal – Business

      

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Paid leave for COVID-19 vaccines could become the law in Alberta Wednesday

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