Employees who require extended time off work are able to request a leave of absence -- this includes definite leaves without pay and indefinite leaves without pay.
To apply for a leave of absence, or to extend a leave of absence, you will need to discuss your needs with your manager. If approved, complete a
Leave of Absence Request Form.
To ensure timely processing, the form should be emailed to the HR Service Centre a minimum of two weeks prior to the beginning or extension of leave.
Managers should use one of the following checklists to assist in the process:
Definite Leave of Absence Checklist,
Definite Leave of Absence for Term Position Checklist,
Indefinite Leave of Absence Checklist.
For more Leave information please refer to the
Find out more about leaves of absence below:
If you are applying for a maternity/legal adoption/parental leave, please complete the
Leave of Absence Request Form and the applicable application form below. You may use the Maternity/Legal Adoption/Parental Leave Checklist to assist you throughout the application.
The following application forms are available:
For more information about eligibility, application process and top up, please refer to the Maternity/Legal Adoption/Parental Leave Guidelines, the Maternity/Legal Adoption/Parental Leave FAQ and the
If you are applying for an apprenticeship leave, please complete a Leave of Absence Request Form
Apprenticeship Training SUB Program Application
The Deferred Salary Leave Plan is a prescribed plan under the
Income Tax Act and the terms and conditions of the plan are governed by federal legislation.
This plan allows employees to finance a leave of absence for any reason (six to 12 months) by deferring salary prior to a leave of absence.
To be eligible to apply for a deferred salary leave, you must be a permanent employee and must discuss and receive approval from your manager to take a leave of absence.
You will be required to fill out
PEBA Deferred Salary Leave Program Application Form.
For more information, please refer to the
PEBA Deferred Salary Leave Plan Booklet and the
After you have returned from a leave ob absence, you will be contacted regarding your eligibility to pay your pension arrears.
Return from Leave of Absence Manager Checklist should be used by managers.
For more Return from Leave information please refer to the