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Canada Employment and Labour Standards

Not sure you're being treated fairly at work? Check the federal and provincial employment standards which cover minimum wage, working hours, vacations, termination and complaints, as well as other working conditions.

Minimum Wage in Canada
The minimum wage in each province and territory in Canada. Updated monthly.

Federal Labour Standards
Minimum employment and labour requirements that must be met by employers under federal jurisdiction in Canada. From the Labour Program, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada.

Alberta Employment Standards
Information for both employers and employees on the minimum standards of employment in Alberta. From Alberta Human Services.

British Columbia Employment Standards
Information on general employment standards in British Columbia. From the BC Ministry of Labour.

Manitoba Employment Standards
Manitoba employment standards, fact sheets and forms. From Manitoba Family Services and Labour.

New Brunswick Employment Standards
Fact sheets, forms and pamphlets on employment standards in New Brunswick, including vacation pay, leave, and unfair employment actions. From New Brunswick Department of Post-Secondary Education, Training and Labour.

Newfoundland and Labrador Labour Standards
Newfoundland employment standards - hours, leave, vacations, termination and payroll administration. From the Newfoundland and Labrador Labour Relations Agency.

Nova Scotia Employment Rights
Information on labour standards in Nova Scotia includes FAQ, forms, and the Nova Scotia Labour Standards Code. From the Nova Scotia Department of Labour and Advanced Education.

Ontario Employment Standards
Fact sheet for employees, and an employer's guide to the Employment Standards Act. From the Ontario Ministry of Labour.

PEI Employment Standards
Detailed information on employment standards in Prince Edward Island. From the PEI Department of Environment, Labour and Justice.

Quebec Labour Standards
Employment standards in Quebec, including wages, holidays and complaints. From La Commission des normes du travail.

Saskatchewan Labour Standards
Detailed information on employment standards in Saskatchewan, including details for specific industries. From Saskatchewan Labour Relations and Workplace Safety.

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