Did You Know?
According to Stats Canada, it was 2.4 percent more expensive to live in Manitoba in September 2018 than it was in September 2017. The change in cost of living averaged over the past 12 months was 2.6 percent.
Leaves of Absence
Do you need some time away from work? In addition to your collective agreement, employment standards legislation allows employees in Manitoba to take different kinds of leaves of absence. These are almost all unpaid, but employment insurance is possible for some of them. To learn more, visit gov.mb.ca/labour/standards.
Are you having difficulty with a WCB claim? You can get some help filing an appeal at the Workers Advisor Office. Call them at 204-945-5787.