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



Wrongful Dismissal

Last revised Feb. 9, 2023


Forms and Precedents

Last revised Feb. 9, 2023



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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