Leave of absence

Please note that employees who wish to apply for a leave of absence without pay (part-time or full-time) for the 2024-2025 school year or wish to apply for a sabbatical leave with deferred salary plan beginning as of the 2024-2025 school year, should complete the appropriate form and submit it to their immediate superior, in enough time for it to be forwarded to the Human Resources Department by the following deadlines:

Before March 1, 2024       Administrators, teachers and professionals

Before May 1, 2024          Support staff

For details on eligibility, please refer to our policy on leave of absences without salary and sabbatical leaves with deferred salary.

Please send all requests and questions related to leave of absences to LOA_HR@rsb.qc.ca.

Parental Leave

In addition to the information below regarding your parental leave, please consult the Quebec Parental Insurance Plan for detailed information regarding maternity/paternity/parental leave benefits https://www.rqap.gouv.qc.ca/en/home.

Workplace Accidents and Preventive Leave – CNESST

If you have had a work accident or require information related to CNESST, please contact CNESST_HR@rsb.qc.ca

Medical Leave and Salary Insurance

Should you be unable to work due to medical reasons, please communicate with the Human Resources department at medicalleave_HR@rsb.qc.ca. For further details regarding Salary Insurance, click here.


  • For all information related to retirement please consult the Retraite Québec website.
  • To consult a guide prepared by Retraite Québec on buy back service information, please click here.
  • Click here to access a Retraite Québec Application for a buy-back of one or more periods of absence (Public-Sector Pension Plan).
  • Should you wish to apply for a progressive retirement, please fill in this request form and send to Human Resources.

Please send all requests and questions related to retirement to pension_retirement_resignation_HR@rsb.qc.ca.