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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 $11.32/hour
Hours of Work
& Overtime
8 hours/day, 40 hours/week
overtime when this is exceeded
2 hours call-in
Paid Statutory Holidays 9 days
New Year's Day
Good Friday
Canada Day
Labour Day
Christmas Day
Victoria Day
Thanksgiving Day
Remembrance Day
Discovery Day
Vacation 2 weeks/year
Emergency Leave 8 weeks compassionate care
1 week bereavement
1 sick day per month
Pregnancy &
Parental Leave
17 weeks maternity leave
37 weeks parental leave
Termination
of Employment
1 week after 6 months
2 weeks after 1 year
additional week per year up to 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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