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Newfoundland & Labrador – Employment Standards

 

Are you ready for the minimum wage increase?

CFIB would like to remind our members that the minimum wage in NL will increase to $11 on October 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 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.
 

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.
 

Do you know what to pay your employees for Thanksgiving?

October 9 is a statutory holiday in many Canadian provinces. CFIB’s Business Counsellors can show you how stat holiday pay works. Call is free for CFIB members: 1-888-234-2232.
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