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Workplace 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
Hours of Work &
Overtime
Paid Statutory
Holidays
Vacation Compassionate Care Leave Pregnancy &
Parental Leave
Termination
of
Employment
Rate of provincial minimum where work is performedOvertime after 8 hours/day or 40 hours/week
Maximum of 48 hours/week
9 Days
New Year's Day
Good Friday
Victoria Day
Canada Day
Labour Day
Thanksgiving Day
Remembrance Day
Christmas Day
Boxing Day
2 weeks after 1 year
3 weeks after 6 years
17 weeks unpaid sick leave after 3 months with certificate
Work-related injury or illness equivalent to provinvial workers' compensation
28 weeks unpaid compassionate care leave
37 weeks unpaid for critical illness of a child, or 17 weeks unpaid for critical illness of an adult
3 days paid bereavement leave after 3 months employment, 3 days unpaid otherwise
17 weeks maternal leave after 6 months
63 weeks parental leave after 6 months
parental and maternity leave combined cannot exceed 78 weeks
2 weeks, plus an additional 2 days of pay per full year employed (minimum 5 days)
$12.65/hourOvertime after 8 hours/day or 40 hours/week, double pay after 12 hours in one day
must have 32 consecutive hours free from work each week or pay time-and-a-half
2 hours call-in
10 Days
New Year's Day
Family Day
Good Friday
Victoria Day
Canada Day
BC Day
Labour Day
Thanksgiving Day
Remembrance Day
Christmas Day
2 weeks after 1 year
3 weeks after 5 years
5 days/year unpaid family responsibility leave
3 days/year unpaid bereavement leave
27 weeks unpaid compassionate care leave out of every 52 weeks
17 weeks unpaid maternity leave
61 weeks unpaid parental leave for birth mother if maternity leave is used
62 weeks unpaid parental leave for other parents, or for the birth mother if maternity leave is not used
1 week after 3 months
2 weeks after 1 year
1 additional week for every year beyond 2, max 8 weeks
$15.00/hourMax 12 hours/day, 6 days/week
Overtime after 8 hours/day or 44 hours/week, whichever is greater
3 hours call-in
9 Days
New Year's Day
Family Day
Good Friday
Victoria Day
Canada Day
Labour Day
Thanksgiving Day
Remembrance Day
Christmas Day
2 weeks/year after 1 year
3 week/s Year after 5 years
3 days/year unpaid bereavement leave
1/2 day citizenship ceremony
36 weeks unpaid critical illness leave to care for a child, 16 weeks unpaid to care for an adult
27 weeks unpaid compassionate care leave with a certificate, per certificate
10 days/year unpaid domestic violence leave
5 days/year unpaid personal and family responsibility
16 weeks unpaid long-term illness/injury leave
16 weeks unpaid maternity leave
62 weeks unpaid parental leave
1 week after 90 days
2 weeks after 2 years
4 weeks after 4 years
5 weeks after 6 years
6 weeks after 8 years
8 weeks after 10 years
$10.96/hourOvertime after 40 hours/week
Overtime after 8 hours/day (5 day schedule) OR 10 hours/day (4 day schedule)
3 hours call-in
10 days
New Year's Day
Family Day
Good Friday
Victoria Day
Canada Day
Saskatchewan Day
Labour Day
Thanksgiving Day
Remembrance Day
Christmas Day
3 weeks after 1 year
4 weeks after 10 years
12 days/year unpaid sick leave after 13 weeks
12 weeks unpaid leave for critical illness or injury
5 days unpaid bereavement leave
37 weeks unpaid critical illness leave to care for a child
28 weeks compassionate care leave within a 52 week period
18 weeks unpaid maternity leave
18 weeks unpaid adoption leave
34 weeks unpaid parental leave, or 37 weeks if they did not take maternity leave
1 week after 13 weeks
2 weeks after 1 year
4 weeks after 3 years
6 weeks after 5 years
8 weeks after 10 years
$11.35/hourOvertime after 8 hours/day or 40 hours/week
Maximum of 6 days/week
3 hours call-in
8 days
New Year's Day
Louis Riel Day
Good Friday
Victoria Day
Canada Day
Labour Day
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Day
2 weeks after 1 year
3 weeks after 5 years
3 days/year unpaid family responsibility leave
3 days unpaid bereavement leave after 30 days employment
28 weeks Compassionate care leave after 90 days employment
10 days domestic violence leave in a 52 week period plus 17 consecutive weeks. 5 days paid, any additional unpaid
37 weeks unpaid Critical Illness leave to care for a child or 17 weeks unpaid to care for an adult
17 weeks per year long-term illness or injury leave after 90 days employment
17 weeks unpaid maternity after 7 months employment
63 weeks unpaid parental leave after 7 months employment
1 week after 30 days
2 weeks after 1 year
4 weeks after 3 years
6 weeks after 5 years
8 weeks after 10 years
$14.00/hourOvertime after 44 hours/week
Maximum 6 days and 48 hours/week, 60 hours with a permit
3 hours call-in
Minimum 11 hours between shifts
9 days
New Year's Day
Family Day
Good Friday
Victoria Day
Canada Day
Labour Day
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Day
Boxing Day
2 weeks after 1 year
3 weeks after 5 years
10 days/year (2 paid, 8 unpaid) personal leave
8 weeks/year unpaid family responsibility leave with a certificate
28 weeks compassionate care leave within 52 weeks
37 weeks unpaid critical illness leave to care for a child, 17 weeks unpaid to care for an adult
17 weeks unpaid maternity leave
63 weeks parental leave or 61 weeks for a mother who takes maternity leave
1 week after 3 months
2 weeks after 1 year
3 weeks after 3 years
one additional week per additional year up to 8 weeks
Plus potential severance pay after 5 years
$12.00/hour
$9.80/hour for employees receiving tips
Overtime after 40 hours/week
3 Hours call-in
8 days
New Year's Day
Good Friday OR Easter Monday
National Patriot's Day (the Monday preceeding May 25)
National Holiday (June 24)
July 1st
Labour Day
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Day
1 day/full month, not to exceed 2 weeks
2 weeks after 1 year
3 weeks after 5 years
10 days unpaid family leave
12 weeks unpaid critical illness leave
5 days (1 paid, 4 unpaid) bereavement leave for immediate family, 1 day unpaid for extended family
1 day paid leave for own marriage, 1 day unpaid leave for marriage of an immediate family member
18 weeks unpaid maternity leave
5 weeks unpaid paternity leave
52 weeks unpaid parental leave
5 days (2 paid) adoption or birth leave
1 week after 3 months
2 weeks after 1 year
4 weeks after 5 years
8 weeks after 10 years
$11.15/hourOvertime after 8 hours/day or 40 hours/week
Maximum 6 days/week
3 hours call-in
6 days
New Year's Day
Good Friday
Memorial Day/Canada Day
Labour Day
Remembrance Day
Christmas Day
2 weeks after 1 year
3 weeks after 15 years
7 days/year unpaid family responsibility leave after 30 days
3 days bereavement leave (1 paid, 2 unpaid) after 30 days
28 weeks unpaid compassionate care leave within 52 weeks
37 weeks unpaid critical illness leave to care for a child, 17 weeks unpaid to care for an adult
17 weeks unpaid maternity leave
61 weeks unpaid parental leave
1 week after 30 days employment
2 weeks after 2 years
3 weeks after 5 years
4 weeks after 4 years
6 weeks after 15 years
$11.25/hour regular
$16.88/hour overtime
Overtime after 44 hours/week
3 hours call-in
8 days
New Year's Day
Family Day
Good Friday
Canada Day
New Brunswick Day
Labour Day
Remembrance Day
Christmas Day
the lesser of: 1 day per month employed OR 2 weeks
the lesser of: 1.25 days per month employed OR 3 years after 8 years employment
3 days/year family responsibility leave unpaid
28 weeks compassionate care leave with certificate
5 days unpaid bereavement leave
5 days/year unpaid sick leave after 90 days employment
37 weeks unpaid critical illness leave to care for a child, 16 weeks unpaid to care for an adult
17 weeks maternity leave
62 weeks parental leave
maximum 78 weeks combined maternity and parental leave
2 weeks after 6 months
4 weeks after 5 years
$10.50/hour inexperienced
$11.00/hour experienced
Overtime after 48 hours/week
Max 6 days/week
3 hours call-in
6 days
New Year's Day
Nova Scotia Heritage Day
Good Friday
Canada Day
Labour Day
Christmas Day
2 weeks after 1 year
3 weeks after 8 years
28 weeks compassionate care leave over 52 weeks with a certificate
37 weeks unpaid critical illness leave to care for a child
3 days/year unpaid sick leave
5 days unpaid bereavement leave
17 weeks unpaid maternity leave after 1 year employment
52 weeks unpaid parental leave after 1 year
1 week after 3 months
2 weeks after 2 years
4 weeks after 5 years
8 weeks after 10 years
$11.55/hourOvertime after 48 hours/week
3 hours call-in
7 days
New Year's Day
Islander Day
Good Friday
Canada Day
Labour Day
Remembrance Day
Christmas Day
2 weeks after 1 year
3 weeks after 8 years
3 days (1 paid, 2 unpaid) bereavement leave for immediate family, 3 days unpaid for extended family
8 weeks unpaid compassionate care leave
3 days/year unpaid family responsibility leave after 6 months
37 weeks unpaid critical illness leave to care for a child
3 days/year unpaid sick leave after 6 months, plus 1 paid day after 5 years
17 weeks unpaid maternity leave
35 weeks unpaid parental leave
Combined cannot exceed 52 weeks
52 weeks unpaid adoption leave
2 weeks after 6 months
4 weeks after 5 years
6 weeks after 10 years
8 weeks after 15 years
$11.51/hourOvertime after 8 hours/day, 40 hours/week
2 hours call-in
10 days
New Year's Day
Good Friday
Victoria Day
National Aboriginal Day
Canada Day
Discovery Day
Labour Day
Thanksgiving Day
Remembrance Day
Christmas Day
2 weeks after 1 year1 day/month employed unpaid sick leave , max 12 days
7 days unpaid bereavement leave
8 weeks unpaid compassionate care leave
37 weeks unpaid leave to care for a critically ill child
17 weeks unpaid maternity leave
37 weeks unpaid parental leave
1 week after 6 months
2 weeks after 1 year
1 additional week per additional year employed, up to 8 weeks
$13.46/hourOvertime after 8 hours/day or 40 hours/week
Max 10 hours/day and 60 hours/week
4 hours call-in
10 days
New Year's Day
Good Friday
Victoria Day
National Aboriginal Day
Canada Day
First Monday in August
Labour Day
Thanksgiving Day
Remembrance Day
Christmas Day
2 weeks after 1 year
3 weeks after 5 years
3 days unpaid bereavement leave, up to 7 days depending on location17 weeks unpaid maternity leave
37 weeks unpaid parental leave
Maximum of 52 weeks combined maternity and parental leave
2 weeks after 90 days
3 weeks after 3 years
4 weeks after 4 years
5 weeks after 5 years
6 weeks after 6 years
7 weeks after 7 years
8 weeks after 8 years
$13.00/hourOvertime after 8 hours/day or 40 hours/week
Max 6 days/week
4 hours call-in
9 days
New Year's Day
Good Friday
Victoria Day
Canada Day
The First Monday in August
Labour Day
Thanksgiving Day
Remembrance Day
Christmas Day
2 weeks after 1 year
3 weeks after 5 years
8 weeks unpaid compassionate care leave with certificate17 weeks maternity leave
37 weeks parental leave
Maximum of 52 weeks combined maternity and parental leave
2 weeks after 90 days
3 weeks after 3 years
1 additional week per year to a maximum of 8 weeks


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