Contact the Labour Program

Note: To report a serious injury, death or refusal to work, call us toll-free at 1-800-641-4049 (emergency services 24 hours).

If you have questions about federally regulated employment standards, health and safety, workplace equality, employment equity, or workers' compensation that are not answered on our Web site:

Regional offices

Please call the 1-800-641-4049 for enquiries.

Mailing addresses

North West Pacific Region


Harry Hays - Labour Program
270 - 220 4th Avenue SE
Calgary, AB  T2G 4X3


Canada Place Building
1440 - 9700 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, AB  T5J 4C1


1100-300 West Georgia Street
Vancouver, BC  V6B 6B4

Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon

Mailing Address: use Vancouver address.

Central Region (Manitoba & Saskatchewan)

P.O. Box 4600
Winnipeg, MB  R3C 0S1

Ontario Region


750-360 Laurier Avenue West
Narono Building
Ottawa, ON  K1P 1C8


4900 Yonge Street, 8th Floor
North York, ON  M2N 6A8


457 Richmond Street, 5th Floor
London, ON  N6A 3E3

Quebec Region


ESDC – Labour Program
200 René-Lévesque Boulevard West
East Tower, 6th Floor
Montreal, Quebec  H2Z 1X4

Québec City

P.O. Box 10800
Quebec, QC  G1V 5B4

Atlantic Region (New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island)

P.O. Box 5003
Moncton, New Brunswick
E1C 8R5

Labour/employment standards

The Filing a complaint web page offers information on how to submit the following complaints:

  • Monetary complaints for:
    • unpaid wages, or
    • other amounts owed
  • Non-monetary complaints
  • Unjust dismissal complaints, and
  • Genetic testing complaints

Occupational Health and safety reports

Hazardous Occurrence Investigation Report (HOIR)

To record and report a workplace hazardous occurrence, consult:

Submit the completed HOIR to the Labour Program office closest to your workplace:

Atlantic Region (New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island)

Central Region (Manitoba, Saskatchewan)

North West Pacific Regions and North Territories (Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Yukon)

Ontario Region

Quebec Region

Annual reports

Consult Employer’s health and safety annual reports for information on how to submit the following annual reports:

  • Annual Workplace Committee Report
  • Employer’s Annual Hazardous Occurrence Report
  • Employer’s Annual Harassment and Violence Occurrence Report

1-800 Numbers

Employment standards, health and safety, and employment equity

Toll-free number: 1-800-641-4049

Federal Workers' Compensation Service

Contact your local workers' compensation office.

Collective bargaining information and analysis

(wages, benefits, working conditions, strikes and lockouts, innovative workplace practices, union membership, labour organizations and more):

Toll-free number: 1-877-259-8828

Wage Earner Protection Program

The Wage Earner Protection Program offers services online for:

You can also contact the Wage Earner Protection Program.

Media enquiries

Contact us for media enquiries or to set up an interview.

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