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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 $11.65/hour
Hours of Work
& Overtime
Overtime after 8 hours/day or 40 hours/week
Maximum of 6 days/week
3 hours call-in
One full day of rest/week
Paid Statutory Holidays 8 days
New Year's Day
Louis Riel Day
Good Friday
Victoria Day
Canada Day
Labour Day
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Day
Vacation 2 weeks after 1 year
3 weeks after 5 years
Compassionate Care Leave 3 days/year unpaid family responsibility leave after 30 days employment
4 hours unpaid Citizenship Ceremony leave after 30 days employment
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
13 weeks unpaid leave for organ donation
17 weeks per year long-term illness or injury leave after 90 days employment
Pregnancy &
Parental Leave
17 weeks unpaid maternity after 7 months employment
63 weeks unpaid parental leave after 7 months employment
of 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

British Columbia
New Brunswick
Nova Scotia
Northwest Territories
Prince Edward Island
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