We are part of the Employment and Social Development Canada portfolio.
The Labour Program is responsible for protecting the rights and well-being of both workers and employers in federally regulated workplaces. We work closely with the following parties to promote fair, safe and productive workplaces, and collaborative workplace relations:
- provincial and territorial governments
- international partners, and
- other stakeholders
COVID-19: Gradual reopening of Service Canada Centres
Our priority is the health and safety of all Canadians, while maintaining service to the public.
Service Canada begins the gradual and safe reopening of in-person locations across the country.
Please continue to access our programs and services online.
To make an appointment or get assistance, please fill out the service request form.
Please read our latest notices:
Services and information
Steps for employers who are federally regulated and want to hire student interns
Receive possible payment of outstanding eligible wages if your employer is bankrupt or in receivership.
Collective bargaining process, dispute prevention programs, training workshops and arbitration appointments
Access customized information on industrial relations and collective bargaining.
Access the full text of the collective agreements, important benefit changes and latest wage adjustments.
Rights and responsibilities related to workplace equality in the federal jurisdiction.
Internationally recognized labour standards and forums, and negotiating labour cooperation agreements.
What we are doing
- Consultation regarding Mental Health (Psychological Health and Safety)
- Consultation on proposed Pay Equity Regulations
- Consultation on labour exploitation in global supply chains
- Minister of Labour meets stakeholders in London, gets update on workplace harassment and violence prevention projects supported by Government of Canada
- Canada’s labour ministers meet to discuss important workplace issues
- Government releases report of the Expert Panel on Modern Federal Labour Standards
Mental Health in the workplace
Tell us what you think about mental health in federally regulated workplaces by December 17, 2020.
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