Employment

Generally, employment refers to work in non-unionized work settings. Employment standards are the minimum standards established by law that define and guarantee rights in the workplace. Each province and territory has its own legislation.

Related topics include:

  • wrongful dismissal
  • human rights in the workplace
  • privacy
  • workplace health and safety
  • worker’s compensation
  • unemployment insurance

Texts

General

Wrongful Dismissal

Last revised Feb. 9, 2023

Quantums

Forms and Precedents

Last revised Nov. 28, 2023

Legislation

Journals

E-Resources

Additional full-text articles are available electronically through:

Print

Encyclopedias

Canadian Encyclopedic Digest (C.E.D.) (Western), 4th ed.

 Sections relevant to employment law include: 

  • Employment insurance
  • Employment law (Western)

Available electronically through: Westlaw Canada

Halsbury’s laws of Canada

This multi-volume set includes coverage of Federal, Provincial & Territorial legislation. It explains the legislation and cases which govern employment law issues in every jurisdiction in Canada.

Titles related to employment law include:

Additional information may be found under other topical headings.

Also available electronically through: LexisAdvance Quicklaw

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