On June 12, 2018, Bill 176 was passed and assented by the National Assembly. Since it includes numerous important amendments and differs from the version that was originally presented, we have reproduced certain provisions which may be of interest, following 8 general themes.
From the proposed amendments to the new act, we can already anticipate a substantial impact on employers. Here are some of the main proposals, divided into 8 broad categories:
Earlier in October news outlets reported that a woman in Italy had successfully petitioned her employer to allow her to use two days of paid leave to care for her sick dog, rather than use vacation allotment.