Workplace standards

Information about federal and provincial labour laws, workplace standards, federal health and safety standards and labour relations programs.

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Labour standards across Canada

Includes links to provincial and territorial labour boards across Canada. Learn about labour laws, worker rights and obligations.

Federal labour standards and equity

Information on rights, termination and severance pay, minimum wage, hours of work, vacation and leave and pay equity.

Workplace health and safety

Learn about workplace hazards, rights and responsibilities, health and wellness, injury prevention, compensation and the federal Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System.

Federal labour relations

Information about the collective bargaining process to workplaces within the federal jurisdiction, dispute prevention programs, training workshops and arbitration appointments.

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The Red Seal Program

Canadian Standard of Excellence for Skilled Trades.

Environmental and workplace health

Helping you maintain and enhance organizational health and employee wellness.

Canada Pension Plan retirement

Get an idea of what Canada Pension Plan (CPP) benefits you can expect to receive so you can plan for your future. With the recent changes to the CPP, it's important to understand how benefits are calculated.

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