Employment Law

What are my employment rights if I’m asked to self-isolate? – 980 CKNW

Amidst growing concerns about the spread of COVID-19 and the threat of a genuine pandemic, what options are there available for people who are required to go into isolation at home? What are your employment rights if you’re asked to self-isolate?

After a recently reported case in BC, any persons who were considered to have come into contact with the infected person were asked to go into self-isolation. Among those isolated was a woman from BC, who was told by her employer that she would have to use her sick time or vacation time for her isolation requirement.

What are an employer’s obligations during a medical crisis?

An employment lawyer in Vancouver joins host Jill Bennett on Global News Radio 980 CKNW in Vancouver to discuss.

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