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Parental, Pregnancy, and Other Leaves

Includes parental, pregnancy, emergency and family medical leaves.

Some indicators of legal issues

What the clients may say:

  • "I went back to work after my parental leave and was given a different job with a lower salary."
  • "My employer told me that if I take parental leave it will affect my seniority"
  • "My employer said I can't receive extended health benefits when I'm on parental leave."
  • "My employer's insurance won't cover me because I have HIV"

Legal Services and Information

Records for Parental, Pregnancy, and Other Leaves
Title Description
Canada. House of Commons The popularly elected component of Parliament where most major government legislation is introduced. * Constitutionally authorized to introduce legislation concerned with the raising or spending…
Workers Health & Safety Centre Offers a comprehensive package of health and safety training solutions range from ready-made packages to customized versions adapted for individual workplaces
Reach Canada - Equality and Justice for People With Disabilities - Reach Canada - Equality and Justice for People With Disabilities COVID-19 (July 12, 2021): Reach's Legal Referral program is accepting calls from clients with disabilities in Ottawa and the Champlain region who require legal assistance. Referrals…
JusticeNet Non-profit organization * links individuals seeking legal advice that are unable to obtain legal advice due to high cost or due to their ineligibility to…
Workers' Action Centre Covid-19 -- support available by telephone; all in-person meetings and workshops cancelled until further noticeWorkers rights education information and referral on work-related issues such as…

Social Services and Information

Ottawa Social Services