How do you manage absence in the workplace? Have you prepared or updated your leave policy? Managing leaves of absence in the workplace helps support your business growth and strong organizational culture.

As of January 1st, 2018, Albert’s labour laws regarding employee management have changed to include a new job-protected Citizenship Ceremony Leave. It is important to understand what rights your employees have and to establish an appropriate Citizenship Ceremony Leave policy reflecting your business practices.

If you require help to apply this information to your particular situation, call Employer Line to speak with our HR advisors at Peninsula. Our dedicated advice line for small business owners is a complimentary service that’s available at 1 888-219-8767.