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Global News published this video item, entitled “BC introduces sick pay legislation to fill gaps in federal program | FULL” – below is their description.
The B.C. government on Tuesday introduced legislation that will bring in three days of paid sick leave related to COVID-19 such as having symptoms, self-isolating, and waiting for a test result.
Employers will be required to pay workers their full wages and the B.C. government will reimburse employers without an existing sick leave program up to $200 per day for each worker.
“The best way to protect workers, their families and co-workers during this pandemic is to have a paid sick leave program in place,” Premier John Horgan said.
The federal government launched a program last year to support workers required to miss work due to COVID-19, but critics have pointed out the plan has significant gaps.
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