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Your Employment Standards Questions Answered – Federal and Provincial Guidance, 8th Edition

The text covers Employment Standards Act issues as they apply to each Canadian jurisdiction (including Federal). Written in a Question and Answer format to provide quick answers to Employment Standards questions.
Publication Language: English

Softcover | 272 pages

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ISBN/ISSN: 9780433497196

Product description

If you're looking for answers to the many employment standards questions you come across every day, you need Your Employment Standards Questions Answered – Federal and Provincial Guidance, 8th Edition at your fingertips. With a clear index and detailed tables of contents for each chapter to easily point you to the appropriate section, as well as a straightforward question-and-answer format, this concise reference fits neatly into your busy day.

What's New in this Edition?

  • Significant legislative revisions to Alberta’s Employment Standards Code and Ontario’s Employment Standards Act, 2000
  • Addresses the new minimum wage rates across Canada
  • New statutory leaves of absence including Domestic Violence Leave
  • Gender expression discrimination
  • Changes to equal pay requirements in Ontario including equal pay between part-time and full-time employees
  • The latest on the status of accessibility legislation in Ontario, Manitoba, Nova Scotia and federally   
  • Upcoming scheduling rules in Ontario
  • Alberta’s newly introduced averaging agreements and overtime changes
  • The latest on wrongful dismissal, damages and lay-offs

Who Will Benefit

While principles underlying employment and human rights law are standard across the country, the details vary a great deal. Covering legislation from all 14 jurisdictions in Canada, this book is intended for:  

  • employers
  • human resources professionals
  • employees
  • consultants
  • all those concerned with the employment relationship



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Table of contents

Chapter 1 Defining and Regulating the Employment Relationship
Chapter 2 Minimum Age of Employment
Chapter 3 Minimum Wages and Call-In Pay
Chapter 4 Hours of Work and Overtime Pay
Chapter 5 Statutory Holidays
Chapter 6 Vacations with Pay
Chapter 7 Leaves of Absence
Chapter 8 Payment of Wages
Chapter 9 Personnel Records
Chapter 10 Termination of Employment
Chapter 11 Wrongful Dismissal
Chapter 12 Discrimination in Employment
Chapter 13 Harassment at Work
Chapter 14 Equal Pay and Pay Equity
Chapter 15 Diversity and Accessibility
Chapter 16 Enforcement of Employment Standards
Government Addresses and Internet Sites
Employment and Labour Standards Offices
Human Rights Offices