Employment Standards in Canada

Canada has 14 distinct legal jurisdictions that govern the employment relationship. Depending on the nature of the business you are in, the requirements as an employer may either be governed by federal or provincial/territorial laws and regulations. We have highlighted some of the key employment standards laws for you below. Please note that these laws are minimum rights and obligations and many best in breed employers go above and beyond what is set out in these statutes.

Provinces and Territories
Minimum Wage