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Canada Labour Code

Version of section 210 from 2003-01-01 to 2019-08-31:

Marginal note:Employee entitled

  •  (1) Every employee is entitled to and shall be granted, in the event of the death of a member of his immediate family, bereavement leave on any of his normal working days that occur during the three days immediately following the day of the death.

  • Marginal note:Bereavement leave with pay

    (2) Every employee who has completed three consecutive months of continuous employment by an employer and is entitled to bereavement leave under subsection (1) is entitled to such leave with pay at his regular rate of wages for his normal hours of work, and such pay shall for all purposes be deemed to be wages.

  • Marginal note:Regulations

    (3) The Governor in Council may make regulations

    • (a) defining the expression “immediate family” for the purposes of subsection (1);

    • (b) defining the expressions “regular rate of wages” and “normal hours of work” for the purposes of subsection (2); and

    • (c) for the purposes of this Division, defining the absences from employment that shall be deemed not to have interrupted continuity of employment.

  • Marginal note:Application of section 189

    (4) Section 189 applies for the purposes of this Division.

  • 1977-78, c. 27, s. 20
  • 1980-81-82-83, c. 47, s. 27

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