The Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development enforces and promotes awareness of employment standards.

Know your employee rights and employer obligations in Ontario under the Employment Standards Act. The act details minimum wage, hours of work, termination of employment, public holidays, pregnancy and parental leave, severance pay, vacation and more.

To understand and determine rights and obligations under the ESA, use the Employment Standards Self-Service Tool.

To learn about workplace rights and obligations attend Free Information Sessions.

Click for information about Leaves including bereavement, sick, family responsibility, critical illness leave, and more.

Visit the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development webpage on Employment Standards for more on public holidays, wage deductions, filing a claim or to gaining access to tools and calculators, etc.


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