PEI: COVID-19 Special Leave Fund
The COVID-19 Special Leave Fund is a temporary support for workers and self-employed people who are unable to schedule a vaccination appointment outside of work hours, are unable to work due to illness, COVID-19 testing or self-isolation requirements, or to care for their child(ren) who cannot attend their school or regular childcare due to COVID-19 closure and who do not qualify for the Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit, Canada Recovery Caregiver Benefit, or have access to paid sick leave.
NS: Minimum Wage Review Committee Submits Annual Review
The NS Gov will increase minimum wage on April 1 up to $13.35, and is seeking more stakeholder input before making a decision on the committee’s remaining recommendations.
NS: Paid Sick Leave
Applications for NS’s COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Program open for people who cannot work remotely and must stay home due to COVID-19. Applications close on March 31.
NB: Wage top-up for workers who provide services to vulnerable residents
GNB is offering a $3 per hour wage top-up for workers who provide services to vulnerable residents and who earn less than $18 per hour.
NB: WorkSafeNB seeks public’s input on regulatory review
WorkSafeNB is seeking stakeholder feedback to understand the economic and business impacts of proposed amendments to General Regulation 91-191 under the Occupational Health and Safety Act.