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Definition: Resources about legal topics related to the interaction between employers and employees including such topics as minimum wage, holidays, maternity leave and protection from discrimination. Does not include health and safety or unionized workplaces.

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This page from the Labour Program of Employment and Social Development Canada outlines the laws that govern federally regulated workplaces. 

Related keywords: Legislative materials, Unions, Workers' health and safety, Workers' rights and employment standards

hrcouncil.ca was created by the HR Council for the Nonprofit Sector (HR Council). Incorporated as a nonprofit from 2005 to 2013, the HR Council for the Nonprofit Sector (HR Council) took action on nonprofit labour force issues. As a catalyst, the HR Council sparked awareness and action on labour force issues. As a convenor, it brought together people, information and ideas in the spirit of collaborative action. As a research instigator it built knowledge and improved the sectors understanding of the nonprofit labour force.

Related keywords: Volunteers, Workers' compensation, Workers' health and safety, Workers' rights and employment standards

The purpose of this guide is to help federally-regulated employers address substance dependence in the workplace in a way that is in harmony with human rights legislation. This guide outlines the rights and responsibilities of the employee, job applicants, the employer, unions and/or employee representatives.

Related keywords: Drugs and alcohol, Human rights, Workers' rights and employment standards

Web page provides links to provincial/ territorial information (where available) about leaves for jury and witness duty. This page is part of the HR Toolkit from the HR Council for the Nonprofit Sector.

Related keywords: Juries, Witnesses, Workers' rights and employment standards

This online publication from the Government of Canada provides information about how to inform and prepare yourself for a long-term stay abroad, protect your safety and health in another country and take action if things don’t work out as planned. May also be downloaded as a PDF.

Related keywords: Travel, Volunteers, Workers' rights and employment standards

Services for Youth is all about helping youth 15 to 30 years of age. On this Government of Canada site, you will find information ranging from health and education programs to sports and cultural activities. These services are specific to the community you live. Simply click on "In Your Community" on the left hand topic area and you will find any information categories which relate to your community.

Related keywords: Business, Diversity, Driving, Internet safety, Loss of employment, Travel, Workers' health and safety, Workers' rights and employment standards

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