Updated to include information on the extension of parental leave entitlements in the federal jurisdiction and greater flexibility for employees to receive maternity and parental benefits, from 3 December 2017.
Updated to reflect increases to the minimum wage in Alberta, British Columbia, Newfoundland and Labrador, and Ontario.
Updated to include information on changes to trade union recognition rules in Alberta, effective 1 September 2017.
Updated to include information on the British Columbia ban on requiring high-heeled footwear in the workplace.
Updated to reflect the inclusion of gender identity as a prohibited ground of discrimination in all jurisdictions.
Updated to reflect the adoption of accessibility legislation in Nova Scotia.
Information on legal service providers for Canada employment law.
An employment law guide to contracts of employment in Canada, covering probationary periods, types of contract, written employment contracts and variation of contract.
An employment law guide to termination of employment in Canada, covering notice periods, dismissal without cause, dismissal with cause, redundancy, constructive dismissal, severance payments and contesting dismissals.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to Canada.