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PEI leaves of absence: Paid and unpaid

The Prince Edward Island Employment Standards Act requires employers to grant periods of leave. Some of these leaves are unpaid and some are paid.

Some leaves require an employee to have worked for a specified period of time to qualify for leave. Listed here are the most common types of leave from work and what your responsibilities to your employees are as an employer.

Leaves are often accompanied by sensitive situations. When an employee comes to you to discuss a leave, please give us a call. For any questions or concerns about employment leaves, please contact your Business Counsellor at [email protected] or 1 888 234-2232.

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