Human resources regulations

It is important to understand your obligations and responsibilities as an employer. Following these rules will help ensure that your employees are treated fairly and kept safe while at work.

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What you need to do as an employer, open a payroll account and calculate deductions and contributions.

Employment standards

Find out about your obligations related to wages, vacation and other leave, statutory holidays, hours of work and overtime.

Employment equity and human rights

Find out how to create a workplace that is free from discrimination and harassment.

Workplace health and safety regulations

Find out what you need to do to ensure the health and safety of your employees while they are at work.

Your obligations when an employee leaves

Find out what your legal obligations are when it comes to an employee leaving your business, either temporarily or permanently.

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