Extended Maternity Leave


Parental Leave Expanded to 18 Months (for some, not all employees)

Parental Leave Expanded to 18 Months (for some, not all employees)

Parents of newborn or newly adopted children will now have the choice to spread their employment insurance benefits over the normal 12-month period or extended 18 months.  This creates more flexibility for parents who opt for the extended parental leave, however it does not result in more money.