Workplace Law in Canada

Workplace Law in Canada

Date: January 8, 2019

Workplace law in Canada operates in a significantly different way than workplace law in the United States. This short primer sets out the main features of Canadian workplace law to enable American legal counsel to understand the basic differences and ask further questions.

We explain

  • how the legal jurisdiction for workplace law is divided in Cana-a,
  • the legal basis for key terms and conditions of employment,
  • the basic law governing terminations and
  • the most significant employment-related statutes.
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