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
New workplace standards for interns and student interns.
Employers must provide full labour standards protections to interns, and certain protections to student interns
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, minimum wage, pay, deductions, and wage recovery assistance.
Steps to follow when terminating an employment, including layoffs and group terminations.
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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