Emergency leave absences don’t disqualify workers from bonus

An employee is still eligible for an employer’s attendance bonus even if absent on emergency leave, according to the Ontario Arbitration Board
|Canadian Employment Law Today

An employee is still eligible for an employer’s attendance bonus even if absent on emergency leave, the Ontario Arbitration Board has ruled.

Fleetwood Canada Ltd. provided an attendance bonus to all employees who were on the job for 100 per cent of the workweek. There were 11 specific absences (such as bereavement, vacation and religious holiday) which did not disqualify workers from the bonus. But emergency leave under Ontario’s

Employment Standards Act, 2000