As the province plans for recovery, the town is beginning to slowly bring back services and reopen some public spaces. Provincial emergency orders and the town’s physical distancing by-law remain in effect. We must all continue to follow guidelines from Public Health officials.
This procedure outlines the conditions for employees who wish to run for a public office and the process for obtaining time off from work for election voting purposes.
This procedure applies to all Corporation of the Town of Oakville (town) employees, and covers Federal, Provincial and Municipal Elections. Employees governed by a collective agreement are subject to the terms and conditions in the respective collective agreements if any.
Election: an election or by-election of persons to serve a Municipal Council, Local Board the Provincial House of Assembly or the Federal Parliament of Canada.
The Human Resources department shall be responsible for the administration of this procedure.
Procedure Number: HR-MNG-001-008
Parent Policy: HR-MNG-001
Section: Human Resources
Author: Human Resources Department
Effective Date: 2006 May 29
Review by Date: 2022
Last Modified: 2017 Jan 30
Time At and Away from Work Policy
Municipal Elections Act