Alberta Bill 71 Now in Effect Ensuring Paid COVID-19 Vaccination Leave
All working Albertans are eligible for paid, job-protected leave to get the COVID-19 vaccine. The Employment Standards Code has been amended to allow all working Albertans to access paid, job-protected leave to get the COVID-19 vaccine. All PT & FT working Albertans can access up to 3 hours of paid leave to get each dose of the COVID-19 vaccine without fear of penalty, loss of pay or reprisal.
Job-protected leaves under Bill 71, Employment Standards (COVID-19 Vaccination Leave) Amendment Act, 2021 took effect April 21, 2021 at 7:30 pm.