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Newfoundland & Labrador – Employment Standards

 

How does Easter impact your business?

Good Friday is a statutory holiday in many jurisdictions. However, the rules vary among the provinces and territories with regard to opening hours and paying employees.
 

Are you ready for the minimum wage increase?

The minimum wage in Newfoundland and Labrador will increase to $10.75 on April 1, 2017.
 

Hours of Work in Newfoundland and Labrador

Confused as to how many breaks to give employees or when to pay overtime? Here is information on the Newfoundland and Labrador work week, overtime calculation and what you have to pay when shifts get changed.
 

Providing paid vacation for your employees in Newfoundland and Labrador

The Newfoundland and Labrador Employment Standards Act regulates that employees are required to take time off for annual vacation and to be paid vacation time. After being employed for 12 months, an employee becomes entitled to receive an annual vacation.
 

Providing paid and unpaid leave from work in Newfoundland and Labrador

The Newfoundland and Labrador Employment Standards Act requires employers to grant employees periods of leave during certain personal situations. Learn what your responsibilities to your employees are.
 

Paying employees for public holidays

There are six statutory paid holidays in Newfoundland and Labrador. Find out what your obligations are towards your employees for these holidays.
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