Leave Programs

Review market practice and statutory requirements of paid and unpaid time off for the most common leave programs

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Voting leave, volunteer leave, and caregiver leave are among the top paid leave types currently offered in the United States and Canada. Are your offerings in line with the market?

Now more than ever, establishing a well-rounded and socially conscious leave policy is a major component of any employer’s total rewards strategy.

Gain insight into the latest changes in leave and paid time off in the US. From family paid leave to addressing new employees’ vacation time, make sure your leave programs are effectively fitting into the life your current and future workforce designs, while meeting statutory requirements. Find out how your employee benefits stack up against competitors across markets and regions, and use the data to help craft or enhance your leave policy.

Competitive leave benefits help create a more productive workforce

47% of employers in Canada provide leave above statutory requirements for primary caregiver/maternity leave according to the latest release.

Published: September 2023

Next release: September 2024

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Typical market practice

  • Primary caregiver/maternity leave
  • Secondary caregiver/paternity leave
  • Vacation leave
  • Personal leave
  • Bereavement leave
  • Other parental leave
  • Dependent care leave
  • Volunteer leave
  • Sabbaticals

Statutory requirements

  • Primary caregiver/maternity leave
  • Secondary caregiver/paternity leave
  • Parental leave
  • Adoption leave
  • Vacation leave
  • Bereavement leave


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2023 Region Excel CAD 2,500
2023 Canada PDF CAD 1,250

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  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Mexico
  • Peru
  • Puerto Rico
  • United States

Asia Pacific

  • Australia
  • China-Beijing
  • China-Shanghai
  • Hong Kong
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Japan
  • Malaysia
  • New Zealand
  • Philippines
  • Singapore
  • South Korea
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • Vietnam

Europe, Middle East & Africa

  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Egypt
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Saudi Arabia
  • South Africa
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Turkey
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom

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