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


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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