Month: April 2022

Finland equalizes family leave entitlements between parents

The Finnish parliament recently adopted a bill introducing a government-paid pregnancy leave and an unpaid carer’s leave, as well as equalizing family leave entitlements between both parents, including same-sex couples and adoptive parents. The family leave reform entered into effect on 1 August 2022, and applies to births from 4 September 2022 and placements for adoption on or after 31 July 2022.


British Columbia introduces paid sick leave [Updated]

Update: On 30 March 2022, the British Columbia government passed new amendments to the paid sick leave provisions: Made sick leave available to employees in each calendar year instead of the employment year (marked by the employee’s anniversary date). This […]