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Employment 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 $10.96/hour
Hours of Work
& Overtime
Overtime after 40 hours/week
Overtime after 8 hours/day (5 day schedule) OR 10 hours/day (4 day schedule)
3 hours call-in
Paid Statutory Holidays 10 days
New Year's Day
Family Day
Good Friday
Victoria Day
Canada Day
Saskatchewan Day
Labour Day
Thanksgiving Day
Remembrance Day
Christmas Day
Vacation 3 weeks after 1 year
4 weeks after 10 years
Compassionate Care Leave 12 days/year unpaid sick leave after 13 weeks
12 weeks unpaid leave for critical illness or injury
5 days unpaid bereavement leave
37 weeks unpaid critical illness leave to care for a child
28 weeks compassionate care leave within a 52 week period
Pregnancy &
Parental Leave
18 weeks unpaid maternity leave
18 weeks unpaid adoption leave
34 weeks unpaid parental leave, or 37 weeks if they did not take maternity leave
Termination
of Employment
1 week after 13 weeks
2 weeks after 1 year
4 weeks after 3 years
6 weeks after 5 years
8 weeks after 10 years

Jurisdiction
Federal
Alberta
British Columbia
Manitoba
New Brunswick
Newfoundland
Nova Scotia
Nunavut
Northwest Territories
Ontario
Prince Edward Island
Quebec
Saskatchewan
Yukon
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