Employment Standards

Employment Standards staff help employees and employers learn about their rights and responsibilities in the workplace.


Check out the new changes to Parental Leave and Leave related to Critical Illness.  These changes came into effect June 4, 2018.


Minimum Wage 

Minimum wage is $11.35 per hour as of October 1, 2018.

Security Guard Minimum Wage: The minimum wage will remain $12.50 per hour. 

Construction minimum wage rates for the Industrial, Commercial and Institutional (ICI) and Heavy sectors are contained in the Regulations to The Construction Industry Wages Act.