October 23, 2021

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Liberals promise federal employees 10 days of paid leave Elections Canada 2021

Liberals promise federal employees 10 days of paid leave Elections Canada 2021

The Liberal leader is advertising at the Winnipeg supermarket.

This measure is the Canada Economic Stimulus Health Benefit (PCMRE), Was implemented during the epidemic. This measure provides financial assistance to workers who have to stay away from work due to illness and whose employers do not take paid leave.

We know that there will always be unexpected events in life even when there is no pandemic., Justin Trudeau said at his press conference.

In fact, this measure is already widely used in government and among federal employers. Liberals want to standardize it, among other things, by including it in the Canadian Labor Code.

As a government, and as the largest employer in the country, we have a responsibility to lead by example, Said the outgoing Prime Minister. He assured that this measure would come into force In the first 100 days of a re-elected Liberal government.

Currently, this statement only affects employees who report to the federal government. However, Justin Trudeau expects The provinces are following suit And they provide the same benefit to their employees.

The NDP has also promised to grant 10 days paid leave to federal employees.

Money for ventilation

You should not be forced to go to work if you are not in good health, as well as not be at risk of catching anything at work., Continued by Justin Trudeau.

Liberals guarantee tax credit to businesses that have an adequate ventilation system, or want to improve what they already have.

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This measure covers up to 25% of the costs associated with the installation of these systems up to a maximum of $ 10,000.

In addition, the Liberal leader pledged to invest $ 100 million in ventilation in schools across the country and $ 10 million specifically for schools in indigenous communities.

The details and methods of this promise are not known, as education and, moreover, the management of schools are under regional jurisdiction.

With information from Louis Bluin