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Canadian Master Labour Guide,
36th Edition, 2021

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LexisNexis Canada Editorial, (General Editor)
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Readers of the Canadian Master Labour Guide know that finding a trustworthy information source is vital and they have been placing their trust in this guide for over 30 years. With detailed coverage of employment, labour, and human rights laws in all of Canada's jurisdictions, it gives you the essential information every employer needs to know in one portable and reliable source.

Key topics include:

  • Significant changes in statutory requirements
  • Critical court, board, and tribunal decisions
  • Employment standards
  • Fair employment practices: human rights, equal pay/pay equity, and employment equity
  • Special Issues: occupational health and safety and Employment Insurance
  • Organized labour and collective bargaining

New in This Edition

Employment standards changes:

  • Significant changes to Alberta’s Employment Standards Code, including new rules for overtime averaging agreements, an expanded list of permissible deductions, a new formula for general holiday pay, an increase to the maximum length of temporary layoffs, reduced notice requirements for group terminations, and more
  • New leaves of absence for public health emergencies or communicable diseases added in New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Saskatchewan, and Nunavut
  • Job protections for employees who are absent due to COVID-19 added in many jurisdictions
  • New illness and injury leave added in British Columbia, and domestic violence expanded to include five days of paid leave per year
  • Parental leave expanded in Quebec

Human rights, equal pay, and employment equity  changes:

  • Amendments to the federal Employment Equity Act and the Employment Equity Regulations that modify survey, reporting, and record-keeping requirements
  • Amendments to British Columbia’s Human Right Code, primarily related to powers of the Human Rights Commissioner, protections for persons who participate in an inquiry, and new offences for obstructing and misleading the Commissioner
  • Significant modifications to the equal pay sections in Nova Scotia’s Labour Standards Code, including the addition of definitions of “gender” and “substantially the same work”, a prohibition on requiring an employee to identify their gender or other characteristic as may be prescribed or those of any other employee, changes to the complaint provisions, and more
  • Amendments to Northwest Territories’ Human Rights Act, which establish and set out the role of the Executive Director of the Commission, expand the grounds on which a complaint may be dismissed before referral to adjudication, and more

Labour relations changes:

  • Amendments to Alberta’s Labour Relations Code, including a new division entitled “Measures During Illegal Strike or Illegal Lockout”, new measures related to picketing, modifications to the sections dealing with inquiries into certification and revocation applications, changes to remedial certification, a new Board power to summarily reject a fair representation complaint for refusal to accept a reasonable settlement, modification to the reverse onus provision applicable to employers and introduction of a similar provision applicable to trade unions, modifications to which matters may be heard by the Chair or a vice-chair sitting alone and the reasons for which the Board may summarily reject a matter, significant changes to construction labour relations provisions, and more
  • Modifications to several provisions of The Labour Relations Act of Manitoba, dealing primarily with conciliation and mediation
  • Modifications to the arbitration provisions applicable to firefighters and police officers under New Brunswick’s Industrial Relations Act
  • Amendments to Prince Edward Island’s Labour Act implementing a first collective agreement dispute resolution procedure

Employment Insurance changes:

  • Major overhaul of Quebec’s Parental Insurance Plan, including expanded parental benefits, new benefits for adoptive parents, additional benefits for single parents and for births or adoptions that involve multiple children, and more

Table of Contents

 Part I: Labour Jurisdictions

 Chapter 1: Legislative Powers

 Part II: Labour Standards

 Chapter 2: Minimum Age for Industrial Employment

 Chapter 3: Personnel Records

 Chapter 4: Hours of Work

 Chapter 5: Minimum Wages

 Chapter 6: Overtime Pay

 Chapter 7: Payment of Wages

 Chapter 8: Vacations with Pay

 Chapter 9: Statutory Holidays

 Chapter 10: Leaves of Absence

 Chapter 11: Termination of Employment

 Part III: Fair Employment Practices

 Chapter 12: Human Rights

 Chapter 13: Equal Pay/Pay Equity

 Chapter 14: Employment Equity

 Part IV: Organized Labour

 Chapter 15: Trade Unions

 Part V: Collective Bargaining

 Chapter 16: Canada Labour Code

 Chapter 17: Alberta Labour Relations Code

 Chapter 18: British Columbia Labour Relations Code

 Chapter 19: Manitoba Labour Relations Act

 Chapter 20: New Brunswick Industrial Relations Act

 Chapter 21: Newfoundland and Labrador Labour Relations Act

 Chapter 22: Nova Scotia Trade Union Act

 Chapter 23: Ontario Labour Relations Act, 1995

 Chapter 24: Prince Edward Island Labour Act

 Chapter 25: Quebec Labour Code and Related Acts

 Chapter 26: The Saskatchewan Employment Act

 Part VI: Special Issues

 Chapter 27: Occupational Health and Safety

 Chapter 28: Employment Insurance

 Table of Cases

 Topical Index

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