Economy Families

Amend the Canada Labour Code to provide federally regulated employees with the right to make a formal request to their employer for more flexible working conditions.

Liberal Platform Page 19 October 5, 2015
Achieved
Dec 2017

Statutes of Canada 2017

Government of Canada December 14, 2017

Division 8 of Part 5 amends the Canada Labour Code in order to, among other things, (a) provide employees with a right to request flexible work arrangements from their employers; (b) provide employees with a family responsibility leave for a maximum of three days, a leave for victims of family violence for a maximum of ten days and a leave for traditional Aboriginal practices for a maximum of five days; and (c) modify certain provisions related to work schedules, overtime, annual vacation, general holidays and bereavement leave, in order to provide greater flexibility in work arrangements.