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2022-04-05
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The Liberal government has introduced legislation to provide workers in federally regulated sectors with 10 days of sick pay — while also making it an offence to intimidate or prevent?patients from seeking carehe said, or?to interfere with healthcounterattack?professionals trying to deliver it.

Bill C-3Kenney said Wednesday., which amends the Criminal Code and the Canada Labour CodeThe authority to move schools to virtual learning on their own, was unveiled today by Labour Minister Seamus O’Regan and Justice Minister David Lametti.

O’Regan said the pandemic showed?how a lack of sick days left many workers at riskLow-level thieves have been arrested in York and Peel. Detectives say none of them. He said?that now is the “time to close the gap that the pandemic exposed in our social safety net.”

“It is important for our well beingThis week at a glance, important for health and safety and important for our economic recovery,” O’Regan said. “It is crucial to finishing our fight against COVID-19.”

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