Mapping Canada’s Employment Standards

In Canada, employment standards are regulated by individual provinces and territories. Know your rights by checking out our handy employment standards map and comprehensive report on labour standards across the country.

Did you know that Saskatchewan has the lowest minimum wage in the country at $11.81/hour? Or that only four Canadian jurisdictions provide paid sick days? The first step to advocating for better working conditions is to know what you’re starting with. Check out our map to see where your province or territory ranks in its provision of minimum wage and sick days.

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Joining a union provides opportunities to advocate for better working conditions for yourself and your coworkers. If you’re interested in taking the next step and getting involved, check out how you can join a union by contacting an organizer.

Check out the full report here:

Employment Standards Across Canada
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If you’re interested in learning more about your rights in your province or territory, check out our list of provincial and territorial employment acts below.

Federal Jurisdiction: Canada Labour Code

British Columbia: Employment Standards Act

Alberta: Employment Standards Code

Saskatchewan: Saskatchewan Employment Act

Manitoba: Employment Standards Code

Ontario: Employment Standards Act

Quebec: Act Respecting Labour Standards

New Brunswick: Employment Standards Act

Nova Scotia: Labour Standards Code

Prince Edward Island: Employment Standards Act

Newfoundland and Labrador: Labour Standards Act

Nunavut: Labour Standards Act

Northwest Territories: Employment Standards Act

Yukon: Employment Standards Act