Federal labour standards
Part III of the Canada Labour Code talks about federal labour standards. These set out the employment conditions for hours of work, payment of wages, leaves, vacation, holidays, and more. These standards apply to employees working in federally regulated businesses.
Services and information
List of businesses and industries that must follow federal labour standards.
Standard, maximum and overtime hours of work, and the trucking industry’s hours of work.
Annual vacation, general holidays and the vacation and general holiday pay calculators.
List of paid and unpaid leaves employees may be entitled to.
Complaints for unpaid wages or other amounts; unjust dismissal; genetic testing and more.
Outline of wages, pay, deductions and wage recovery.
Steps to follow when terminating an employment, including layoffs and group terminations.
The protections all employees have the right to expect in their workplace.
Employees and employers can work together to help with balancing work and home life.
Federal labour standards are changing in many ways. Learn how these changes are helping employees and employers.
Employer compliance with labour standards. How and what happens when they do not.
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