Canadian Employment Law

Provincial Employment Standards Acts
The you will find the information related to employment standards relating to your province in the links below: Consolidated Regulations Alberta Br...
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Vacation Pay
British Columbia  Vacation Pay starts being accumulated:After 5th day  Initial Rate of Vac Pay: 4%  Vacation Entitlements: After 1 year - 2 weeks  Exten...
Mon, 29 Apr, 2019 at 11:32 AM
Min Wage
British Columbia - $12.65 ($13.85 from June 1, 2019)  Alberta - $15.00 (as on Oct 1, 2018)  Saskatchewan - $11.06 (as on Oct 1, 2018) Manitoba - $11.35 (as...
Mon, 29 Apr, 2019 at 11:34 AM
Overtime
British Columbia - Daily: Time + 1/2 after 8 hours, double time after 12 hours Weekly: Time + 1/2 after 40 hours  Alberta - Time + 1/2 after 8 hours a day or...
Mon, 29 Apr, 2019 at 11:37 AM
Does Canada have employment at will?
There is no employment at will in Canada. All Canadian workers are entitled to notice of termination, unless there is just cause for an immediate dismissal....
Tue, 15 Jan, 2019 at 1:07 PM
How does maternity leave work in Canada?
Your employees are entitled to all unpaid pregnancy, parental, adoption, and family leaves applicable in their province of work. They are entitled to return...
Tue, 15 Jan, 2019 at 2:36 PM
Workers Compesation Boards by Province
Alberta Workers' Compensation Board of Alberta British Columbia WorkSafeBC Manitoba Workers Compensation Board of Manitoba  New Brunswick Work...
Thu, 14 Feb, 2019 at 3:15 PM
How to Access EI Benefits as a Self-employed Worker
Self-employed Canadians are entitled to many of these same programs, however, they must choose to register for Employment Insurance special benefits to help...
Thu, 14 Mar, 2019 at 10:33 AM
How do pensions work in Canada?
Canadian pensions are both public and private. All Canadian workers contribute to the national Canada Pension Plan (CPP), which they can draw from when they ...
Tue, 5 Mar, 2019 at 2:37 PM
What does universal healthcare cover?
The Canada Health Act guarantees access to hospitals and physician services to all Canadian citizens and permanent residents. Healthcare in Canada is funded...
Tue, 15 Jan, 2019 at 2:36 PM