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Canadian Master Labour Guide, 39th Edition, 2024

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

Softcover | 2,106 pages | Annual – Standing Order Terms Apply

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Published: April 19, 2024
ISBN/ISSN: 9780433532651

Product description

Stay up-to-date on recent changes to employment and labour law with this powerful resource.

The Canadian Master Labour Guide makes it easier than ever to stay on top of changes in employment, human rights, and labour law throughout Canada. You will learn what these changes mean so you can respond appropriately.

This guide takes readers through the division of legislative authority with respect to the federal, provincial, and territorial governments and provides a detailed examination of the specific labour and employment law provisions in each jurisdiction.

Employers and advisors trust the Canadian Master Labour Guide to be their definitive source for employment and labour law, including information on:

  • Key changes in statutory requirements
  • Critical court rulings
  • Labour jurisdictions
  • Employment standards
  • Fair employment practices: human rights, equal pay/pay equity, and employment equity
  • Occupational health and safety
  • Employment Insurance
  • Collective bargaining

Labour standards and human rights quick reference charts for all jurisdictions, plus references to pertinent decisions of courts, labour relations boards, and human rights bodies, are found throughout.

What's New In This Edition

  • Employment standards changes:
    • New youth employment rules for the federal jurisdiction and Quebec
    • New requirements for federally-regulated employers to provide employees with written employment statements and reimburse employees for “reasonable work-related expenses”
    • New individual termination notice requirements in the federal jurisdiction
    • Changes to group termination notice requirements in Ontario
    • Orange Shirt Day (National Day for Truth and Reconciliation) added as a statutory holiday in Manitoba
    • New leave for loss of pregnancy in Manitoba
    • New rules regarding medical certificates for employee absences in Nova Scotia
  • Labour relations changes:
    • Standards Regulation – Public Service Labour Relations Act now in force in New Brunswick
    • Construction Projects Labour Relations Act amended for Nova Scotia
    • Quebec’s Act Respecting the Collective Agreements of the Special Constables and the Bodyguards of the Gouvernment du Québec now in force
  • Human rights, equal pay, and pay equity changes:
    • Accessible Saskatchewan Act proclaimed into force
    • British Columbia new pay transparency legislation is now in force
    • Newfoundland and Labrador’s pay equity and pay transparency legislation received Royal Assent and is now partially in force

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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