Care Workers’ Rights During #COVID19: Civic Holiday in Ontario

Is the first Monday in August a PUBLIC holiday in Ontario? No, the first Monday in August is a CIVIC Holiday in Ontario. This means that under the Employment Standards Act, Ontario employers are NOT required to offer paid vacation on a Civic Holiday. Read below for more information!

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If you are a Care Worker with questions about your rights, call, text or WhatsApp the Caregivers’ Action Centre at (647) 782-6633. 📞📞