Updated to reflect changes to the law relating to part-time workers.
Updated to reflect an increase in the maximum penalty for individuals and corporations for breaches of health and safety legislation causing death or serious injury of a worker in Ontario.
Updated to reflect an increase in the rate of state maternity benefit, effective from 26 March 2018.
Updated to include information on equal pay in Ontario; minimum wage rate changes in New Brunswick, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island; and current income tax and social security rates.
Updated to confirm that dismissal because an employee is related to another employee is prohibited.
Updated to reflect increases to the maximum compensation for breaches of the rules on requests for flexible working and to be accompanied at a disciplinary or grievance hearing, and the maximum Government payments where the employer is insolvent, effective April 2018.
Updated to reflect increases to the minimum earnings threshold for statutory sick pay and the maximum guarantee payment, effective April 2018.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to international employment issues.