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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 Public
Holidays
Vacation Emergency
Leave
Compassionate
Care Leave
Pregnancy &
Parental Leave
Termination
of
Employment

Alberta Flag
$10.20/hour max. 12 hours/day,
6 days/week,
overtime when 8 hours/day and/or 44 hrs/week exceeded
9 days
New Years Day
Alberta Family Day
Good Friday
Victoria Day
Canada Day
Labour Day
Thanksgiving Day
Remembrance Day
Christmas Day
2 weeks/year
3 wks/yr after 5 yrs
Nil 6 weeks 15 weeks maternity leave
37 wks parental leave
1 week after 3 months
2 wks after 2 yrs
4 wks after 4 yrs

British Columbia flag
$10.25/hour overtime after 8 hours/day or 40 hours/week
2 hours call-in
10 days
New Years Day
Family Day
Good Friday
Victoria Day
Canada Day
British Columbia Day
Labour Day
Thanksgiving Day
Remembrance Day
Christmas Day
2 weeks/year
3 weeks/year after 5 years
5 days family responsibility
3 days bereavement
6 weeks 17 weeks pregnancy leave
35 weeks parental leave for birth mother
37 weeks parental leave for father
week after 3 months
2 weeks after 1 year
3 weeks for 3 years
up to 8 weeks for 8 years

Federal
rate of provincial minimum where work is performed max. 48 hours/week,
overtime when 8 hours/day and/or 40 hours/week exceeded
9 days
New Years Day
Good Friday
Victoria Day
Canada Day
Labour Day
Thanksgiving Day
Remembrance Day
Christmas Day
Boxing Day
2 weeks/year
3 weeks/year after 6 years
3 days bereavement (paid)
12 weeks sick leave
6 weeks 17 weeks maternity leave
37 weeks parental leave
combined duration not to exceed 52 weeks
2 weeks after 3 months
and two days wages per year employed

Manitoba
$10.70/hour overtime, only with employee's consent, when 8 hours/day and/or 40 hours/week exceeded
1 day off each week
3 hours call-in
8 days
New Years Day
Louis Riel Day
Good Friday
Victoria Day
Canada Day
Labour Day
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Day
2 weeks/year
3 weeks/year after 5 years
Nil 6 weeks 17 weeks maternity leave
37 weeks parental leave
1 pay period after 30 days of employment
(pay periods must be at least twice per month)

New Brunswick flag
$10.30/hour overtime when 44 hours/week exceeded
employee must get 24 consecutive hours/week of rest; 3 hours call-in
7 days
New Year's Day
Good Friday
Canada Day
New Brunswick Day
Labour Day
Remembrance Day
Christmas Day
2 weeks/year
3 weeks/year after 8 years
5 days bereavement
3 days family responsibility
5 days sick leave
6 weeks 17 weeks maternity leave
37 weeks parental leave
combined duration not to exceed 52 weeks
2 weeks after 6 months
4 weeks after 5 years

Newfoundland
$10.25/hour overtime after 40 hours/week
24 consecutive hours off each week
3 hours call-in
6 days
New Year's Day
Good Friday
Memorial Day
Labour Day
Remembrance Day
Christmas Day
2 weeks/year
3 weeks/year after 15 years
3 days bereavement (1 day paid)
5 days sick leave
6 weeks 17 weeks maternity leave
35 weeks parental leave
1 week after 1 month
2 weeks after 2 years

Nova Scotia flag
$10.60/hour overtime after 48 hours/week
3 hours call-in
5 days
New Years Day
Good Friday
Canada Day
Labour Day
Christmas Day
2 weeks/year 3 days bereavement 6 weeks 17 weeks maternity leave
52 weeks parental leave
1 week after 3 months
2 weeks after 2 years
4 weeks after 5 years
8 weeks after 10 years

Nunavut flag
$11.00/hour 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
9 days
New Year's Day
Good Friday
Canada Day
Labour Day
Christmas Day
Victoria Day
Thanksgiving Day
Remembrance Day
first Monday in August
2 weeks/year
3 weeks/year after 5 years
Nil 6 weeks 17 weeks maternity leave
37 weeks parental leave
combined duration not to exceed 52 weeks
2 weeks after 90 days
additional week per year after 3 years
to a maximum of 8 weeks

Northwest Territories flag
$10.00/hour 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
10 days
New Year's Day
Good Friday
National Aboriginal Day
Canada Day
Labour Day
Christmas Day
Victoria Day
Thanksgiving Day
Remembrance Day
first Monday in August
2 weeks/year
3 weeks/year after 5 years
Nil 6 weeks 17 weeks maternity leave
37 weeks parental leave
combined duration not to exceed 52 weeks
2 weeks after 90 days
additional week per year after 3 years
to a maximum of 8 weeks

Ontario flag
$11.00/hour 8 hours/day, 48 hours/week
maximum of 60 hours/week if employee & employer agree
overtime after 44 hours/week
3 hours call-in
9 days
New Years Day
Family Day
Good Friday
Victoria Day
Canada Day
Labour Day
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Day
Boxing Day
2 weeks/year 10 days unpaid/year (only in organizations with 50 or more employees) 6 weeks 17 weeks pregnancy leave
35 weeks parental leave (or 37 weeks if pregnancy leave not taken)
1 week after 3 months
2 weeks after 1 year
3 weeks after 3 years
4 weeks after 4 years
etc. up to 8 wks after 8 yrs

Prince Edward Island flag
$10.20/hour overtime after 48 hours/week
3 hours call-in
7 days
New Years Day
Islander Day
Good Friday
Canada Day
Labour Day
Remembrance Day
Christmas Day
2 weeks/year 3 days bereavement 6 weeks 17 weeks maternity leave
35 weeks parental leave
2 weeks after 6 months
4 weeks after 5 years

Quebec flag
$10.55/hour overtime when 40 hours/week is exceeded
3 hours call-in
8 days
January 1st
Good Friday or Easter Monday
the Monday preceding May 25th
Provincial Holiday (June 24th)
July 1st
the first Monday in September
the second Monday in October
December 25th
2 weeks/year
3 weeks/year after 5 years
4 days bereavement (1 with pay)
1 day for marriage
10 days parental or family obligations
5 days for birth (2 paid)
6 weeks 18 weeks maternity leave; 5 weeks paternity leave
52 weeks parental leave
1 week after 3 months
2 weeks after 1 year
4 weeks after 5 years
8 weeks after 10 years

Saskatchewan flag
$10.20/hour overtime after 8 hours/day or 40 hours/week
no more than 44 hours/week
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/year
4 weeks/year after 10 years
5 days bereavement 6 weeks 18 weeks maternity leave
34 weeks parental leave for primary caregiver
37 weeks for other parent
1 week after 3 months
2 weeks after 1 year
4 weeks after 3 years
6 weeks after 5 years
8 weeks after 10 years

Yukon flag
$10.86/hour 8 hours/day, 40 hours/week
overtime when this is exceeded
2 hours call-in
9 days
New Year's Day
Good Friday
Canada Day
Labour Day
Christmas Day
Victoria Day
Thanksgiving Day
Remembrance Day
Discovery Day
2 weeks/year 1 week bereavement
1 sick day per month
6 weeks 17 weeks maternity leave
37 weeks parental leave
1 week after 6 months
2 weeks after 1 year
additional week per year up to 8 weeks


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