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



Last revised Apr. 25, 2024

Wrongful Dismissal

Last revised Apr. 25, 2024


Forms and Precedents

Last revised Nov. 28, 2023




Additional full-text articles are available electronically through:



  • Halsbury’s laws of Canada. Available electronically through: LexisAdvance Quicklaw
    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:
    • Employment (HEM)
    • Additional information may be found under other topical headings.

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