Questions often arise during or after pregnancy and parental leave. How much time can you take? Can you split the parental leave with your spouse? What if the company says it has replaced you? Employees need to understand their rights.

During either pregnancy or parental leave, employees are protected by both the employment standards legislation provincially, and federally, by The Employment Insurance Act (EIA). In addition, employees on either type of leave have specific undeniable rights. If you feel that your rights are being violated or you are facing a related legal issue, it is imperative to seek expert legal advice. MacDonald & Associates have the expertise to address these situations, provide strategic and cost-effective advice, and represent you in order to enforce your rights.