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Prince Edward Island Amends Employment Standards Act

Provincial Flag of Prince Edward IslandBill 2 (pdf), the Employment Standards Amendment Act, 2009, which amends Prince Edward Island's Employment Standards Act, came into force on October 1, 2010. Among other things, the Bill:

  • Increases vacation entitlement after eight years of service;
  • Increases paid sick leave after ten years of service;
  • Adds one day of paid bereavement leave; and
  • Enhances maternity, paternity and adoption leaves.
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