The Employment Standards Act (ESA) has recently changed and as of March 31st, 2022, employers are required to provide a minimum of 5 days of paid illness and injury (sick) leave per calendar year, for all employees who have been employed for 90 consecutive calendar days. 

Given that most teachers already earn sick leave in an amount over 5 days per calendar year, this new entitlement generally affects newer employees: TTOCs, for example, who were hired this year.  If you believe you are entitled to an ESA sick leave,  the District has created a form for requesting this specific leave.  You may need to sign in to school for the link to work. 

Regular sick leave requests have not changed and should continue as normal.  Please contact Gavin Slade-Kerr at if you have questions or concerns. 

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