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Is my employer allowed to fire me while I am on maternity leave?

While it may be surprising to hear this, the answer is yes. Having said this, although you may be fired during your maternity leave, the fact that you are on…

What information can my employer request from me while I am on sick leave?

Generally, an employer cannot directly ask about an employee’s diagnosis when they are taking sick leave; however, the employer is entitled to information that would assist the employer with determining…

Does my employer have to pay me while I am on sick leave?

No, your employer is not required to pay you while you are on sick leave. In Ontario, employees are entitled to three (3) full days of unpaid sick leave every…

Can my employer force me to return to work against the advice of my doctor?

No. It is not for your employer to determine whether you can work or not. An employer cannot require you to do something that is contrary to the opinion of…

Is my employer required to pay me while on maternity leave?

Employers are not required to pay their employees while they are on maternity leave. However, some employers may choose to ‘top-up’ an employee’s salary during their leave. Employers, unless they’re…