Paid Sick Leave
The Government of British Columbia has implemented mandatory paid sick days where eligible employees are entitled to 5 paid sick days per year.
Microboards and Individualized Funding (IF) Agents need to implement the mandate, however Community Living BC is in discussions with the Government of BC to learn the best way to support Microboards and IF Agents.
Who Qualifies for Paid Sick Leave:
- full-time staff
- part-time staff
- casual staff
- temporary staff
Who Does Not Qualify for Paid Sick Leave:
- independent contractors
We understand that there are a lot of questions around this new mandate and Community Living BC is in discussions with the Government of BC to figure out the best plan for Microboards and Individualized Funding agents. We will keep you posted as we learn more.
For more information about the mandated paid sick leave, please review the following resources: