Paid leave for COVID-19 vaccination appointments
Scott Fielding, Manitoba Finance Minister
With COVID-19 vaccination eligibility now expanded to include all Manitobans 18 years and older, the Manitoba legislature voted unanimously in favour of legislation to encourage workers to get vaccinated.
Finance Minister Scott Fielding introduced the legislation that provides paid COVID-19 vaccination leave on Tuesday, May 11, and it was passed the following day by all three political parties.
The bill entitles employees in Manitoba to up three hours of paid leave to get vaccinated against COVID-19 and expands job protection for an employee who is temporarily unable to work due to circumstances related to COVID-19 or who suffers from side effects after receiving a vaccine.
More Articles ...
- A brighter summer with more vaccinations
- West End welcomes new dental clinic
- Restrictions return – Vaccinations expand
- Over a million now vaccinated in the Philippines
- Vaccination super site in Garden City
- Philippines back to stricter COVID-19 controls
- Understanding COVID-19 vaccines
- Paul Ong’s virtual concert series raises thousands of dollars for charities
- COVID in the Filipino Community
- Pinays MB celebrates International Women’s Day