Time off for parental leave doesn’t count towards notice period

Alberta judge says employers can’t dismiss workers during parental leave
|Canadian Employment Law Today

Giving a worker on parental leave notice of termination during her leave doesn’t get the employer off the hook for reasonable notice, an Alberta court has ruled.

Justice Hess of the Alberta Provincial Court said employers can’t give notice during the leave and expect it to count towards the reasonable notice of termination the worker is entitled to. In fact, s. 52(1) of Alberta’s

Employment Standards Code