The Manitoba Pandemic Sick Leave program provides employers with up to $600 per employee for up to five full days of COVID-19 related sick leave, which do not have to be taken consecutively.
Eligible sick leave related to COVID-19 includes testing, vaccinations and side effects, self-isolation due to COVID-19 symptoms, or care for a loved one in any of the previously mentioned circumstances.
Private-sector, non-profit and charitable employers with eligible employees are able to qualify to receive the assistance. Employers who currently provide paid sick leave to their employees would not be eligible including federal, provincial and local governments. Eligible employees are those who reside in Manitoba and work and receive wages in Manitoba on a full or part-time basis.
Eligible sick leave would be any sick leave related to COVID-19 including testing, vaccinations and side effects, self-isolation due to COVID-19 symptoms, or care for a loved one in any of these circumstances.
The maximum period of eligible sick leave would be 5 days, which do not need to be taken consecutively.
How to Apply?
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Application can be submitted using this form: https://forms.gov.mb.ca/manitoba-pandemic-sick-leave/
$600 per employee
- up to 5 full days of sick leave due to COVID
- can include testing, vaccinations
- side effects
- self-isolation due to symptoms
- care for a loved one due to any of the previously mentioned reasons