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The federal government has announced that they will be announcing changes to parental leave rules shortly and included is provisions dedicated exclusively to new fathers.
An employee in the following matter brought an application before the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario claiming discrimination with respect to employment because of disability and that her employer did not accommodate her properly, violating her rights under the Human Rights Code.
Q: Do employees, in Ontario, who take maternity and parental leave for the one year, accrue their regular vacation as per their employment contract? If so, is it normal practice to allow them to take the accrued vacation right after their leave has ended (i.e., extending their time off)?
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