Cost Estimate of Bill C-3: An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Canada Labour Code (ten days of paid sick leave per year to workers in the federally regulated private sector)

Published: December 7, 2021


The bill legislates 10 paid sick days for employees in federally regulated workplaces who do not have access to at least 10 paid sick days, including the federally regulated private sector (FRPS) and employees of federal Crown corporations. The PBO estimates that this amendment will generate a total revenue of $229 million over four years (from 2021-22 to 2024-25).

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