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Northwest Territories

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 $12.50/hour
Hours of Work
& Overtime
8 hours/day, 40 hours/week, overtime when this is exceeded
up to 10 hours/day, 60 hours/week with a permit
4 hours call-in
Paid Statutory Holidays 10 days
New Year's Day
Good Friday
Canada Day
Labour Day
National Aboriginal Day
Christmas Day
Victoria Day
Thanksgiving Day
Remembrance Day
first Monday in August
Vacation 2 weeks/year
3 weeks/year after 5 years
Emergency Leave Nil
Pregnancy &
Parental Leave
17 weeks maternity leave
37 weeks parental leave
combined duration not to exceed 52 weeks
Termination
of Employment
2 weeks after 90 days
additional week per year after 3 years
to a maximum of 8 weeks

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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