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Federal

Employment Standards
This summary is provided for comparison purposes. While the Institute of Professional Management endeavours to provide accurate information, you should consult your provincial labour ministry or legal counsel for the most up to date information.
Minimum Wage General adult minimum rate of the province or territory where the work is performed
Hours of Work
& Overtime
max. 48 hours/week,
overtime when 8 hours/day and/or 40 hours/week exceeded
Paid Statutory Holidays 9 days
New Years Day
Good Friday
Victoria Day
Canada Day
Labour Day
Thanksgiving Day
Remembrance Day
Christmas Day
Boxing Day
Vacation 2 weeks/year
3 weeks/year after 6 years
Emergency Leave 8 weeks compassionate care
3 days bereavement (paid)
12 weeks sick leave
Pregnancy &
Parental Leave
17 weeks maternity leave
37 weeks parental leave
combined duration not to exceed 52 weeks
Termination
of Employment
2 weeks after 3 months
and two days wages per year employed

Jurisdiction
Alberta
British Columbia
Federal
Manitoba
New Brunswick
Newfoundland
Nova Scotia
Nunavut
Northwest Territories
Ontario
Prince Edward Island
Quebec
Saskatchewan
Yukon
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