|Tuesday||Jan-01||New Year's Day|
|Monday||Feb-18||Family Day||3rd Monday in February. Statutory holiday in several provinces|
|Friday||Apr-19||Good Friday||Friday before Easter Sunday. Statutory, except in Quebec where Easter Monday can be taken as alternative|
|Monday||May-20||Victoria Day||Monday on or before May 24. Statutory, except in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia|
|Monday||Sep-02||Labour Day||First Monday in September|
|Monday||Oct-14||Thanksgiving||2nd Monday in October. Statutory, except in Newfoundland, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island|
|Thursday||Dec-26||Boxing Day||Statutory in Ontario and federal jurisdictions. Optional in Alberta|
|Tuesday||Dec-31||New Year's Eve||Quebec Govt. Only|
To calculate holiday pay in Ontario, use the Public Holiday Pay Calculator.
In Canada, public holidays are known as statutory holidays.
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General minimum wage is $11.60 CAD hourly
Full time work is considered 40 hours weekly and 8 hours daily.
Overtime is allowed up to 60 hours weekly which must be agreed to in writing in advance. Employers are required to provide at least 11 consecutive hours of rest and 24 consecutive non working hours weekly. Overtiem pay is paid for every hour after 44 hours weekly at a rate of at least 1.5 times regular wage rate.
Employers contribute 4.95%. Employees contribute 4.95% with maximum contribution of $2,544.30.
"Employers pay a total of 8.81% of workers wage to funds for vacation and for workers compensation, and employees pay a total cost of 1.66% to employment insurance.
The minimum annual earnings used to calculate contributions are C$3,500.
The maximum annual earnings used to calculate contributions are C$48,300.
Earnings limit adjustment: Adjusted annually according to increases in the average industrial wage."
Notice period is dependent on length of employment. Employees of under 3 months dont require notice. From 3 months to 1 year, 1 week notice. From 1 year to less than 3 years, 2 weeks’ notice. 3 years to less than 4 years, 3 weeks’ notice. From 4 to 5 years, 4 weeks’ notice, and 1 week of additional notice time until 8 years in the company. From 8 years and on, 8 weeks only. Termination Pay can be made in lieu of either partial or full notice.
If worker does not receive adequet notice of their termination (as descriped abobe), they are entitled to termination payment equal to payment worker would have otherwise been entitled to during notice period.
Employee must give a minimum of two week written notice.
Employees are entitled to one week of severance pay for each year spent in the company, up to 26 weeks pay.
Employees are entitled 2 weeks of vacation for every 12 months of consecutive work in the company. Vacation pay is at least 4% of the “gross” wages earned during those 12 months. After 5 years of work at the company, vacation time is extended to 3 weeks
An employee is protected for any absence not exceeding 17 weeks.
The employer is not required to continue salary payments while the employee is absent. The Code provides job security only. There is no provision for paid leave of absence. Some employees, however, may be entitled to cash benefits under the Employment Insurance Act (EI).
There is no provision for paid leave in Canada, however expeting mothers are entitled to up to 17 weeks of unpaid leave. After this period mothers can choose to take "parental leave" consecutively following, or wait up to 78 weeks to take.
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New parents are all entitled to elave after the birth of their child. Birth mothers recieve 61 weeks to be taken after materinty leaev as finihsed. All others recieve 63 weeks leave.
1. Peronal emergency leave: 10 days for personal illness, injury or medical emergency, or that of a family memember.
2. Family medical leave: unpaid leave of up to 8 weeks in a 26 week period.
Salaries are paid bi weekly, bi-monthly or monthly. The paydays are decided between the employee and employer.
13% standard rate.
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