Understanding Canadian Employment Standards

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Canada has both federally and provincially regulated employment standards that help protect workers across the country. These set out the employment conditions for hours of work, payment of wages, leaves, vacation, holidays, and more.

To help ensure your Time Off Policies follow your employment agreements and local employment standards, we've compiled a list of the regulations for each governed area of Canada.

Federal Provincial Territorial

Federal Employment Standards

These standards apply to employees working in federally regulated businesses.


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