Learn about the different employment leaves available in Saskatchewan including leaves pertaining to family, medical, service, interpersonal violence and public health emergency.
Requirements for All Leaves
Several job-protected employment leaves are available. Job-protected leaves under employment standards are unpaid. Learn more about the basic requirements for job protected leaves.
Saskatchewan has several different types of family leave available, including maternity, adoption, parental, bereavement, and crime-related child death or disappearance.
Service leave relates to any military leave or citizenship leave. This includes reserve force, nomination/election leave, candidate/public office leave, and citizenship ceremony leave.
Medical leave encompasses any leave relating to personal medical care and immediate family care. This includes organ donation, critically ill child care, critically ill adult leave and compassionate care.
Interpersonal Violence Leave
Interpersonal violence leave is a job-protected leave of up to 10 days for survivors of interpersonal violence or survivors of any form of sexual violence to access supports or relocate to a new home.
Public Health Emergency Leave
Public health emergency leave is only available when the chief medical health officer has issued a public health emergency order.