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Canadian Master Labour Guide, 32nd Edition, 2017

With detailed coverage of employment, labour, and human rights laws in all of Canada's jurisdictions, it gives you the essential information every employer needs to know in one portable and reliable source.
Publication Language: English
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ISBN/ISSN: 9780433494744

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Stay on top of changes to employment, labour, and human rights law
Readers of the Canadian Master Labour Guide know that finding a trustworthy information source is vital and they have been placing their trust in this guide for over 30 years. With detailed coverage of employment, labour, and human rights laws in all of Canada's jurisdictions, it gives you the essential information every employer needs to know in one portable and reliable source.

Key topics include:

  • Significant changes in statutory requirements
  • Critical court rulings
  • Labour jurisdictions
  • Employment standards
  • Fair employment practices: human rights, equal pay/pay equity, and employment equity
  • Special Issues: occupational health and safety and Employment Insurance
  • Organized labour
  • Collective bargaining

New in This Edition

  • Employment standards changes:
    • New domestic violence leave and extended leave for serious illness/injury in Manitoba
    • Expanded compassionate care leave in Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, and Saskatchewan
    • New prohibitions on withholding or making deductions from employees' tips in Ontario
    • Expanded record-keeping requirements in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island
  • Employment Insurance changes:
    • Waiting period for EI benefits reduced from two weeks to one week
    • Higher EI eligibility requirement for new entrants and re-entrants to the labour market eliminated
    • Previous definition of "suitable employment" restored
    • Extended EI benefits for qualifying claimants who reside in certain regions that have experienced a severe increase in unemployment
    • EI rates and earnings figures updated for 2017
  • Human rights and pay equity changes:
    • New obligations respecting harassment added to Ontario's Occupational Health and Safety Act
    • The regulations under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 have been amended
    • Gender identity or expression added as prohibited grounds of discrimination in British Columbia and Quebec
  • Labour relations changes:
    • Mandatory representation votes now required as part of union certification process in Manitoba under The Labour Relations Code
    • Two new offences added to British Columbia's Labour Relations Code
    • New essential services regime under Alberta's Labour Relations Code

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Table of contents

Part I: Labour Jurisdictions
Chapter 1: Legislative Powers

Part II: Labour Standards
Chapter 2: Minimum Age for Industrial Employment
Chapter 3: Personnel Records
Chapter 4: Hours of Work
Chapter 5: Minimum Wages
Chapter 6: Overtime Pay
Chapter 7: Payment of Wages
Chapter 8: Vacations with Pay
Chapter 9: Statutory Holidays
Chapter 10: Leaves of Absence
Chapter 11: Termination of Employment

Part III: Fair Employment Practices
Chapter 12: Human Rights
Chapter 13: Equal Pay/Pay Equity
Chapter 14: Employment Equity

Part IV: Organized Labour
Chapter 15: Trade Unions

Part V: Collective Bargaining
Chapter 16: Canada Labour Code
Chapter 17: Alberta Labour Relations Code
Chapter 18: British Columbia Labour Relations Code
Chapter 19: Manitoba Labour Relations Act
Chapter 20: New Brunswick Industrial Relations Act
Chapter 21: Newfoundland and Labrador Labour Relations Act
Chapter 22: Nova Scotia Trade Union Act
Chapter 23: Ontario Labour Relations Act, 1995
Chapter 24: Prince Edward Island Labour Act
Chapter 25: Quebec Labour Code and Related Acts
Chapter 26: The Saskatchewan Employment Act

Part VI: Special Issues
Chapter 27: Occupational Health and Safety
Chapter 28: Employment Insurance

Table of Cases
Topical Index