Government of New Brunswick

IMPORTANT NOTE: These questions and answers are based on information and guidelines received as of September 16, 2020 and are subject to change. Please visit the site regularly to be abreast of updates.

 

You will self-isolate for 14 days upon returning to New Brunswick and you will not be physically present in the workplace during that period.

You are required to use the vacation leave, banked overtime, pro-rated leave or leave without pay at your disposal, based on the Management Non-Union policies or applicable collective agreement, during that period.

If you occupy a critical position, you will work from home if equipped to do so in which case you will not be required to use any leave.   

If you left the Atlantic Bubble after March 24, 2020: You will self-isolate for 14 days upon returning to New Brunswick and you will not be physically present in the workplace during that period.

You are required to use the vacation leave, banked overtime, pro-rated leave or leave without pay at your disposal, based on the Management Non-Union policies or applicable collective agreement, during that period.

If you occupy a critical position, you will work from home if equipped to do so in which case you will not be required to use any leave.

 

If you are sick, you are unable to report to work, therefore you are required to use sick leave for the time you are sick.  When on sick leave, you will not be redeployed unless medical clearance is provided.

Click here to find out if your situation under People not required to self-isolate. If you are required to self-isolate, you will do so for 14 days upon returning to New Brunswick and you will not be physically present in the workplace during that period. You are required to use the vacation leave, banked overtime, pro-rated leave or leave without pay at your disposal, based on the Management Non-Union policies or applicable collective agreement, during that period. If you are equipped to work from home during the isolation period, you will not be required to use any leave.

 

All work-related international and out-of-province travel has been cancelled.  Employees who travel do so at their own risk.  Please see responses below for personal travel.

 

All school related international and out-of-province student travel is cancelled.  All provincial or district travel is cancelled until further notice.

 

 Click here to find out if your situation under People not required to self-isolate. If you are required to self-isolate, you will do so for 14 days upon returning to New Brunswick and you will not be physically present in the workplace during that period. You are required to use the vacation leave, banked overtime, pro-rated leave or leave without pay at your disposal, based on the Management Non-Union policies or applicable collective agreement, during that period. If you are equipped to work from home during the isolation period, you will not be required to use any leave.

 

Workers who are healthy and who commute locally to and from work, where the person lives close to the border in one province and works at or operates a business in another are permitted to enter.

All such workers and individuals who are exempt from self-isolation must travel directly to and from work and/or their accommodations, self-monitor and avoid contact with vulnerable individuals, and follow the guidance of the Chief Medical Officer of Health.