This leave is offered to employees who have experienced the loss of a family member. Under the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA), you’re entitled to two days of unpaid, job-protected leave every calendar year, within a specified period from time of death. These days do not carry over to the following year.

There are many other leaves that are covered under the ESA and vary from one province/territory to another. For full details, visit Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA).