Caregiving leave for parents and families in Yukon (closed)
This engagement is now closed. It ran from 2018-09-07 to 2018-10-06.
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Results at a glance
Eleven respondents from four stakeholder groups provided feedback. Most noted that the amendments more accurately reflect current lifestyle and labour models by providing flexibility and support for families at all stages of life. There are some concerns about potential increased costs, labour shortages and training.
What was this engagement about?
The Government of Canada made changes to family caregiving and parental leave benefits under the federal Employment Insurance program.
Yukon, as with most other jurisdictions, typically provides leave periods that align with the benefits provided under Canada’s Employment Insurance program. Yukon is considering making changes to the amount of parental leave and leave for people to care for critically ill family members. We wanted to know if Yukoners have any concerns or feedback on these changes.
How will my input make a difference?
Your feedback will help us evaluate Yukon legislation and the implications of potential changes to these leave periods.